Contemplatives in Action
Helpers around the world respond to the same call in different ways. Their mission to help those who need it most, in all manner of good. Each Helper has been called to this mission in different ways. By developing their ministries, they use their gifts and strengths in order to create the most impact, including but not limited to the ministries and professions listed below.
The Circle - Sister Alicia Gutierrez is the Executive Director of The Circle of the Society of Helpers - A Community Resource Center for Women. Back in 2009, Sr. Debbie Williams was working in a Community Clinic in Chicago and saw that there was a need for immigrant...
Healing Touch - Sr. Patricia Hottinger has learned and practiced the art of Healing Touch since 2007. Healing touch is working with the energy that every human being has in their body. With this work Sr. Pat is able to establish positive “energy habits” in other...
SPRED - Sr. Mary T. Harrington is a part of SPRED, Special Religious Development for the Archdiocese of Chicago. SPRED is a ministry that makes it possible for each parish to welcome those with developmental disabilities into a group to prepare them to participate in...
Voices of Hope - Sr. Jean Kielty spent 30 years working with Catholic Charities, where she focused on helping homeless families around the Chicago land area. In 2009, the Province decided they wanted to start a project that would engage the public. Sr. Jean created a...
JPIC Coordinator – Sr. Laetitia Bordes is the justice, peace, and integrity of creation coordinator for the U.S. Province, also known as “JPIC Coordinator”. Sr. Laetitia is responsible for being aware of social issues that are happening in the United States and the...
On-going Adult Formation
Special Religious Education
Youth Program Coordinator
Formation of Center
Programs for Women’s Development
Healing Touch Therapy
Care of Homeless
Professor, Graduate and Undergraduate
Pastoral Associate/Youth Minister
Peace and Social Justice
Peace, Justice, Reconciliation and Care of the Earth Coordinator