News


RMC Day- A Day for Self-Care

October 11, 2017

The first RMC Day of the year took place on Tuesday, October 10.  It was a gorgeous, warm, sunny day.  If it wasn’t for the colorful falling leaves, one might have forgotten it was the beginning of autumn.  The focus of the day was on Self-Care.  Life as an RMC can be demanding at times...

Read More

Preliminary Application is now open!

October 3, 2017

Complete the preliminary application to receive the full RMC application for the 2018-2019 volunteer year.

Read More

Endings and New Beginnings

August 10, 2017

The summer marks a period of transition for both the RMC program and volunteers. It’s a time of saying goodbye to our volunteers as they prepare to move forward from their RMC experience and a time to begin preparations to welcome the new volunteers.  Although goodbyes are never easy, especially when the RMC’s have become...

Read More

RMC June Retreat Weekend

June 8, 2017

It was a beautiful weekend down the shore, June 2-4, for the RMC retreat.  This time allowed for quiet personal reflection as well as space to share about the various seasons of our lives using the analogy of the garden. “For everything there is a season, A time for every activity under heaven. A time to be...

Read More

RMC Day – A Day in the Garden

May 15, 2017

The final RMC Day* of this year took place in early May. The Redeemer Ministry Corps volunteer enjoyed spending the day helping in the Redeemer Valley Garden with Sr. Ana. The garden’s purpose is to benefit the community by growing nourishing locally-grown food, by sharing what they have gained from their labors and experiences, by...

Read More

MSU Visits Philly for Spring Break!

March 20, 2017

​On March 5, a group of 10 students from Michigan State University arrived at the Province Center for their Alternative Spring Break.  During this week, the students learned about the mission of the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer and Redeemer Ministry Corps and contributed their considerable talents and enthusiasm to several service projects associated with...

Read More

Notre Dame Urban Plunge Experience

January 23, 2017

On Monday, January 9, we welcomed five students from the University of Notre Dame for their Urban Plunge Experience. Although their time with us was short, the students brought new life and hope to all those they met. During their visit, the students learned about the history and mission of the Sisters of the Holy...

Read More

RMC Reflection Day

December 9, 2016

Yesterday, the 3 RMC’s and program director shared in a day of reflection that focused on “deep listening” to God through several mindfulness practices.  It was nice to be able to take a step aside from all the distractions and busyness of preparing for the celebration of Christmas and to just “be” with God and...

Read More

RMC Retreat

June 8, 2016

June 3rd and 4th, we headed to Sea Isle for the RMC retreat. This retreat weekend offered time for private reflection as well as sharing, inviting us to reflect on our lives using the metaphor of the garden. Despite a rainy forecast, the weather held out and we were provided with a beautiful, sunny weekend...

Read More

RMC Day

May 16, 2016

After more than a week of cloudy, rainy days, God blessed us with beautiful sunshine for our RMC day on Thursday, May 12th. 3 days a year are set aside for RMC days – a time in which volunteers do not report to ministry but instead spend a day recharging and renewing through reflection and...

Read More