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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.

Praying for Ukraine

On Monday, March 14, 2022, over 250 Parishioners and community members from various Christian denominations gathered at Holy Trinity Church in Columbia, PA for a prayer vigil for the people of Ukraine. A number of Ukrainians were also present from the different areas of the Diocese of Harrisburg. The Ukraine Bishop from Jenkintown, PA was there with several of his priests. We were happy to welcome the Auxiliary Bishop for the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia.

Sister Anacleta Schuette, ASC

Sister Anacleta Schuette, ASC entered into eternal life, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 11:08 a.m. in Caritas Center, in Wichita, Kansas.  She was 96 years old and a professed Adorer of the Blood of Christ for ­­72 years.

Sister Cleta Marie Reinberg, ASC

Sister Cleta Marie Reineberg, ASC, of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, died peacefully at 6:50 a.m., EST, on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at St. Anne’s Retirement Community in Columbia, PA. She was 96 years old and had been professed for 76 years.

Sister Carmelita Blick, ASC

Sister Carmelita Blick, ASC entered into eternal life, on January 27, 2022, at 8: 55 a.m. in Caritas Center, in Wichita, Kansas.  She was 100 years old and a professed Adorer of the Blood of Christ for ­­­­83 years.