• Welcome

    We are a contemplative community of religious priests, sisters, brothers and lay members, that serve the Hearts of Jesus and Mary through contemplation, Eucharistic adoration, and works of mercy and compassion. Through prayer, adoration and works of mercy we promote peace, love, devotion to God and mercy for all.

    Established in 1997 in Hopedale, Ohio (30 minutes from the Franciscan University of Steubenville), the Order is a private association of the faithful in the Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio.

  • United with the Hearts of Jesus and Mary
    through contemplation, adoration, and works of mercy
    for the salvation of souls.

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The First Pillar of our Charism
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Eucharistic Adoration

The Second Pillar of our Charism
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Works of Mercy

The Third Pillar of our Charism

Newsletter Articles

Personal Thoughts on Consecrated Life

“How can I ever put into words the gift God gave me in giving me a Vocation? He saved me from a life of self-gratifying, which leads to emptiness, and gave me a life of self-sacrificing, which leads to fullness. He asked me to let go of everyone I sought love from, and then He gave me love for everyone. For everything that I have given Him by becoming a religious, He has... Read More

Give When You Have Nothing

A few months ago we went to visit the sick for our works of mercy, and while I was talking to someone, I saw out of the corner of my eye an emaciated man in his early forties slowly wheeling toward me in his wheelchair. As soon as he reached me, before even telling me his name, he said, “I need prayers.” He looked in need of prayers—there was abject misery in the expression... Read More

Rejoice! The Year of Consecrated Life

Pope Francis has named 2015 as the Year of Consecrated Life. It has been proposed to begin November 21, 2014, the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple and end a year from that date or on the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple February 2, 2016. “I want to say one word to you and this word is joy.” With these words Pope Francis set aside his written text... Read More

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  • An Introduction to the Order

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 · Hopedale, Ohio 43976 U.S.A.
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