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Are you called to be a Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary?

Who is God calling you to be?

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  • Are you seeking a deeper relationship with God? Is prayer important to you?
  • Do you find that you want to give more of yourself to the service of God’s people, especially those in greatest need?
  • Do you want to live in a community of sisters who care about one another and share a life commitment?

Your calling may be to the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary who seek that all may have life.

Initial steps


Find a good mentor or spiritual director with whom you can talk.


Spend time with the RSHM sisters. Take advantage of prayer and retreat opportunities.


Look for opportunities to engage in service opportunities. Consider volunteering with the RSHM – either at Marymount Convent in Tarrytown, the RSHM LIFE Center in Sleepy Hollow or at Centro Corazon de Maria in Hampton Bays.

Answer the Call

three women in skirts and blouses holding a candle as the profess vows

For most people, God’s call is revealed through the ordinary experiences and people of our lives. Through prayer and discernment, you may realize you have a call to religious life.

You may find that your path connects with the RSHM:

“Our faith journey as Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary
is one of total commitment to follow Christ,
to personal transformation in him,
and to transformation of the world.”

RSHM Constitutions # 2

How We Can Help

Do you need a sacred and peaceful space to discern? Contact us about the possibility of joining the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary for a day of prayer.  Spend some time speaking with the sisters about their vocations and experiencing a joyful and loving community.

Get in touch

Sr. Anna Maria Lionetti
(914) 631–8872
50 Wilson Park Drive
Tarrytown, NY 10591