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Adorers of the Blood of Christ

We are the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, a vowed religious community of Roman Catholic women who were founded in 1834 as a teaching order by the Italian, St. Maria De Mattias, in the small town of Acuto Italy. Worldwide, we are 2,000 women strong, including 200+ in the U.S.

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Adorers of the Blood of Christ

We are the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, a vowed religious community of Roman Catholic women who were founded in 1834 as a teaching order by the Italian, St. Maria De Mattias, in the small town of Acuto Italy. Worldwide, we are 2,000 women strong, including 200+ in the U.S.

Sister Leona Hunter, ASC

Sister Leona Hunter, ASC celebrated 65 years as a vowed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) on August 222, 2022 at St. Anne’s Retirement Community in Columbia, PA. Sr. Leona made her first profession on July 1, 1957 and her final vows on July 1, 1962.

Sister George Ann Biscan, ASC

Sister George Ann (M. Denise) Biscan, ASC, celebrated 60 years as a vowed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) at the Columbia Center on August 22, 2022. She made her first profession on July 1, 1962 and her final vows on July 1, 1967.

Sister Barbara Ann Kolonoski, ASC

Sister Barbara Ann Kolonoski celebrated 50 years as a vowed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) at St. Anne’s in Columbia, PA on August 22, 2022. She made her first profession on August 8, 1972 and her final vows on August 1, 1978.

Sister Florentia Riebel, ASC

Sr. Florentia Riebel, ASC, celebrated 88 years as a vowed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) at the Wichita Center on May 29, 2022. She made her first profession on Aug. 6, 1934 and her final vows on Aug. 10, 1939.

Sister Mary Schoenecker, ASC

Sister Mary Schoenecker, ASC, celebrated 75 years as a vowed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) at the Wichita Center on Sunday, May 29, 2022. She made her first vows on July 1, 1947 and her final profession on July 1, 1952.

Sister Rita Schilling, ASC

Sr. Rita (Mary Dominic) Schilling, ASC celebrated 70 years as a vowed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) at the Wichita Center on May 29, 2022. She made her first profession on July 1, 1952 and her final vows on July 1, 1957.

Sister Miriam Rau, ASC

Sister Miriam (Miriam Therese) Rau, ASC, celebrated 60 years as a vowed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) at the Wichita Center on Sunday, May 29, 2022.