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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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, the Handmaids 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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