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 nearly 1,000 women strong, including 140 in the U.S.
Sister M. Jane (Frances Marie) Ratermann, an Adorer of the Blood of Christ for 60 years, died July 22, 2015, at the Ruma (Ill.) Center… Read More »Sister M. Jane (Frances Marie) Ratermann
By Sr. Janis Yaekel, ASC I am Sister Janis Yaekel, ASC and I have pancreatic cancer. In fact, I have lived with cancer since 2012.… Read More »Constant: Chemo Symptoms Yet God’s Presence
by Sr. Sara Dwyer, ASC Pope Francis’ long-awaited encyclical on the environment, released today, focuses squarely on ecological justice. “Laudato Si,” or “Praise Be” challenges… Read More »Pope Francis’ Encyclical and ‘The Beautiful Order of Things’