Today's Message

“Our lives must be a continual weaving of faith and generosity.” — Saint RAPHAELA MARY


Who We Are

The Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is an international community of Roman Catholic Sisters of all ages, races, and cultural backgrounds.

Founded by Saint Raphaela Mary Porras In Spain in 1877, the Handmaids minister in twenty-four countries throughout the globe, including the USA.

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Journey Of Hope Event

Let the tasting begin!! Raise your glass and celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Saint Raphaela Center and the 70th Anniversary of Ancillae- Assumpta Academy at our Journey of Hope Wine Tasting. Sample a rich assortment of carefully selected wines paired with delectable hors d'oeuvres, cheeses, fruits, and other taste tempting delights. Whether you are a wine novice or an aficionado, our Wine Tasting will take you on a path of heavenly delight. The beautiful mansion that serves as the home for the Saint Raphaela Center offers a warm and relaxing backdrop for the perfect evening... Our evening's GRAND PRIZE

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Share in Our Mission


With each hand we hold to help guide the way, with each person we comfort in the midst of suffering, & with each hungry child we feed amidst despair, we strive to bring healing and wholeness all over the world.

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Our History


The rich and beautiful legacy of St. Raphaela Mary & the Handmaids lives on today through the continued works evidenced throughout our ministries in the United States…

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