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Catholic Schools Week and Serving the Poor

Needy’s Story This is Needy’s story in her own words: “My first memories began at the age of four when I saw how my father hit my mother. She did not defend herself. At the age of six I was in kindergarten; one day they brought me home from school because my father had been […]

Sr. Zelzy praying with girls

2022 Legatus Pilgrimage to Mexico V2

Date: June 10, 2022 Time: 8:00 am Location: Mexico Join us June 10-13, 2022 for an exclusive tour reserved for Legatus members and their guests. Take this sacred pilgrimage to Mexico to visit Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Sisters of Mary in Chalco, Mexico. This tour assures a journey of faith renewal and fellowship […]

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The Radical Faith of a Saint in Collapse

All to Bring the Poor to Christ Which was the most difficult for Washington D.C. native Venerable Aloysius Schwartz: a) Become the first American seminarian in the history of Maryknoll formation to leave (he considered their missionary work too comfortable) and join an obscure order of missionary priests in Belgium whose charism was to spend […]

Surprised by Joy – A Visit to Girlstown

Serve the Lord with Joy I recently was given the great grace of attending a pilgrimage with Legatus to visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City and then a visit to our own Villa de las Niñas in Chalco, Mexico. As has become customary, visiting the Sisters and the 3,400-plus girls […]

Spiritual Reflections March 28

Poorer, Holier and Closer A Lenten reflection series based on Fr. Al’s Ten Suggestions for Christian Service to the Poor

Spiritual Reflections March 14

Poorer, Holier and Closer A Lenten reflection series based on Fr. Al’s Ten Suggestions for Christian Service to the Poor

Spiritual Reflections Monday First Week Lent

Poorer, Holier and Closer A Lenten reflection series based on Fr. Al’s Ten Suggestions for Christian Service to the Poor  

Spiritual Reflections Ash Wednesday/

Poorer, Holier and Closer A Lenten reflection series based on Fr. Al’s Ten Suggestions for Christian Service to the Poor

JOSEPHINE’S STORY

A graduate from the Philippines creates her own video to share her story of how education through The Sisters of Mary has transformed her life.

A GRADUATE’S SUCCESS STORY

Our graduates are the result of our relentless dedication to the poorest of the poor, and our commitment to breaking the cycle of poverty. To date, about 150,000 graduates have received an education through the Sisters of Mary, and thanks to the support of our generous benefactors.

PATRICIA RODRIGUEZ SANCHEZ

PATRICIA RODRIGUEZ SANCHEZ Girlstown Chalco As a small girl, Patricia slept uncomfortably in a bed with her siblings each night. Food was often scarce. Everything changed when she was brought to the Girlstown in Chalco, Mexico. “I discovered a new world. We had very big spaces. I tasted different dishes I didn’t know existed. I […]