RMC Mid-Year Retreat

January 25, 2018

We were blessed with a beautiful, sunny weekend at the shore for our Mid-Year Retreat, January 19-21!   The retreat provided time for relaxation and rejuvenation as well as time to reflect on each of our own God given gifts and any goals for the second half of the year.  There was much to be grateful...

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Launching new short-term volunteer opportunity!

December 6, 2017

The Redeemer Ministry Corps program is now sponsoring a three-week Summer Garden Internship for students over the age of 18.  The program will allow volunteers to gain hands-on experience to care for the earth, learn sustainable growing practices, live in community and share prayer with other volunteers.  If you have a love of nature, desire...

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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...

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Preliminary Application is now open!

October 3, 2017

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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