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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


As a child growing up, my parents took my four siblings and I to Confession periodically—usually during Advent and Lent. Looking back, I see this as a positive thing. At the time however, I dreaded it! In fact, I remember one time getting physically ill (I literally threw up) at the thought of having to go to Confession. Why would anyone want to go tell someone—and someone,... Read More

The Spectrum of God’s Mercy: Two Lives Entwined by the Forgiveness of God

Alessandro praying before a picture of Maria Sometimes it is hard to see the mercy of God in our own lives, or to see it in our world. It can be hard to believe that His mercy can be experienced in every situation and by every person. Perhaps few situations illustrate this truth so well as a true story of a tragedy just like many we hear of today. And I would like to offer... Read More

Faithful Love

It was a damp morning, and as I was driving I saw through the mist someone walking on the side of the road. As I came closer I saw it was a nicely dressed woman; she was making gestures of distress and kept throwing glances behind her at the upcoming cars. For a moment I was confused because she didn’t seem to be appealing for the cars to stop—none of her gestures indicated... Read More

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  • An Introduction to the Order

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