Rooted in Christ


Welcome to our Marian, Franciscan, Missionary Family

whose life direction is becoming a contemplative,

compassionate  presence to those most in need.


A Social Message from the Pope Francis


 We want to create  a civilization of life–political, economic and cultural-not one of hate and greed. we want a society that is more humane, worthy of us as persons and true.  From this will emerge the communal will to protect all.




Congregational Consultative Committee Meeting (CCCM)

in Germany  September 13-18, 2018


Asia Unit meets to discuss CCCM  decisions


SMICs  respond with concern and care

to Syrian Conflict and Human Suffering

read statement formulated in collaboration

with FABS







A Spirit Roaming Day of our

Temporary Professed Sisters in Taiwan




VI SMIC Educational Symposium    

      held in Salvador, Bahia,  Brazil

“Breakdown walls, construct bridges.

          Go evangelize”          read more









100+ years of SMIC service to Paterson, NJ area residents  noted by City officials

(read more)