RSHM Life: Meet the RSHM

RSHM Life: Sister Angela Hearne, RSHM
Sister Angela Hearne, RSHM, was born on February 6, 1914 in County Waterford, Ireland. She celebrated her 100th birthday with Mass and lunch at Marymount Convent in Tarrytown, NY, read more

Sistrers Pat Connor and Audrey Rushton, RSHM, A Place Called Home

A Place Called Home is a safe haven in South Central Los Angeles where underservedyouth are empowered to take ownership of the quality and direction of their lives through programs in education, arts, and well-being; and are inspired to make a meaningful difference in their community and the world.  Mission Statement. read more

Sister Renée Rushton, RSHM, The Valley Family Center 

The Valley Family Center provides counseling and educational services for adults, teens, and children to facilitate personal growth, stregthen the family unit, and protect human dignity for all persons in need. The Center offers individual counseling for women, men, and children who have suffered from Domestic Violence at some time in their lives.  There are, as well, group counseling, and support groups for victims of Domestic Violence. read more

Sister Kathleen Kelemen, RSHM, St. Margaret's Center, Catholic Charities of Los Angeles.

St. Margaret’s Center is a social services program of Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc.  Located in Lennox, California, St. Margaret’s Center provides emergency and supportive assistance programs to more than 10,000 low income and homeless persons in the Los Angeles International Airport area which includes the five cities of Lennox, Inglewood, Hawthorne, El Segundo and Westchester read more


Sister Inez Gizzarelli, RSHM, Comunidad Corazón de María, Amacuzac México.
Ines Gizzarelli, RSHM, moved to Amacuzac, Mexico in November 2011 and has recorded an account of her early experiences there, read more



Sister Cathy Garcia, RSHM, South Central Los Angeles Ministry Project.
South Central LAMP’s mission is to provide a supportive, nurturing environment for economically poor women and their families. Sr. Cathy Garcia has been teaching English at LAMP since February 2007.   "It is always such great fun teaching eager students!  Despite the serious challenges these women experience in their daily lives – poverty, unemployment, domestic concerns, immigration status issues, separation from their families living in other countries – they are always ready to start the day anew with hope and good cheer that tomorrow will be more stable for their families," adds Sr. Cathy. South Central read more


Sister Clevie Youngblood, RSHM, Marymount School of New York.

 To know and love God and make God known and loved is our mission as RSHM. One can become quite enamored with this call and focused on “what I have to do.” But my 42 years of trying to live this mission have helped me realize that it is God who loves and makes known. We are just partners in the process. We provide opportunities and the Holy Spirit dances into a life, inspires, stirs the heart, and God is made known and loved.

I have had the privilege of working with students read more

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