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  • 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.
  • Helping Jesus and Mary save souls



The First Pillar of our Charism

Eucharistic Adoration

The Second Pillar of our Charism

Works of Mercy

The Third Pillar of our Charism

Newsletter Articles

The Profound Path to Prayer Given by St. Teresa of Avila

As we approach the feast of Saint Teresa of Avila on October 15 (in this year of celebrating the 500th anniversary of her birth), we wanted to share with you some insights from her about prayer. So great was this saint’s love for prayer and so ardent her desire to lead others to it that she appeals to those who do not pray, “Anyone who has not begun to pray, I beg, for... Read More

Listening from the Heart

In our Constitution it says, “As servants of our Lord we must ask Him to grant us the grace continuously to hear with His ears, to see with His eyes, to speak with His words, to touch with His loving tenderness.” Our life here is not a strictly silent one. Not in the formal sense anyway. Fellowship, works of mercy, familial sharing throughout the day are all integral to... Read More

Love without expectations: A visit to Prison

The van stopped and I went into the visiting room, where I was assigned a table and told to wait for the inmate I had come to see. There were other prisoners in the room visiting with members of their family. As I waited I glanced around—there was a young, tall Asian inmate with his wife and little daughter. He kept trying to keep the small girl in his arms, but she kept... Read More

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  • An Introduction to the Order

    48765 Annapolis Road
 · Hopedale, Ohio 43976 U.S.A.
 · Phone: (740) 946-9000