The Sisters of
the Resurrection were called into existence by the design and
providence of God in 1891 when two women, Celine and Hedwig
Borzecka, began the Congregation in Rome, Italy.
congregation has homes in Europe, South America, Australia, the
United States, and Canada. Faithful to the Church and responsive
to its contemporary needs, the Sisters of the Resurrection bring
God's hope and love to all they meet in the educational, health
care and other ministries which God leads them to embrace.
Called to be vibrant witnesses of the Risen Lord and empowered
by the presence of the Holy Spirit, the sisters' lives are
rooted in a deep prayer life. They take time each day, both
communally and personally, to drink deeply of their relationship
with God in order to bring Jesus to others. With St. Paul they
echo the hymn of Resurrection, "I live now, not I, but Christ
lives in me." (Gal. 2:20)
Charism Statement is written: "As Sisters of the Resurrection we
participate in a special way in the Paschal Mystery in which the
love of the Triune God is fully revealed. We respond to this
love by going with Christ through the cross and death to
resurrection and glory."
of the Resurrection welcome women who desire to consecrate their
lives completely to God.