Rome, Italy in 1875 by Blessed Mary of Jesus the Good Shepherd
(Frances Siedliska), the Sisters of the Holy Family are an
apostolic, international congregation. The congregation is now
located on four continents and thirteen countries, and there are
five provinces in the United States.
are called to extend the Kingdom of God's love by imitating
Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, whose lives were centered in the love
of God and one another, and by witnessing to that love through
dedicated service to the Church, especially in her ministry to
the family. As an apostolic congregation, the sisters are
currently engaged in the following ministries to families:
education, catechetics, pastoral care, parish ministry, prison
ministry, social work, and health care.
admission: no age limit, freedom from canonical impediments,
Catholic, good physical and psychological health, social
maturity, sufficient mental ability, and a spiritual identity.