On Sunday, September 14, 2014, nineteen Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus were welcomed joyfully as special guests of the US province of the Handmaids at a Eucharistic Celebration held in Haverford, PA. Concelebrating the liturgical feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross were Rev. Daniel Joyce, sj and Msgr. John Jagodzinski. The guests are superiors of all of the regions and provinces in the Handmaid Congregation. Representing 1,200 women on five continents, the sisters are led by General Superior Inmaculada Fukasawa.
Following the liturgy, the sisters were feted at a reception hosted by the Advisory Board of the Handmaids. About one hundred twenty friends and families of the Handmaids were in attendance.
From September 15 to 29, 2014, the US Province, led by Provincial Superior Dorothy Beck, is hosting a world level meeting that takes place in between the five year span for convoking a General Congregation.