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Sister Anne-Marie Kozakewich, emanates a delightful, positive, spirit and is a life-giving member in her community. She balances life’s purpose with prayer, people and play. On December 28, 2019, Sister Anne Marie celebrated her 100th year of life with her family, friends & SSMI Community. Metropolitan Lawrence celebrated a Divine Liturgy for Sister Anne Marie in the Sisters Chapel. Later a celebratory meal and evening were enjoyed by those close to her. She was born December 29, 1919 in Par
On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020, the Sisters Servants, Holy Family Home Staff and Board of Directors, as well as the Lubov SSMI Foundation welcomed donors and community members to bless the new expansion - Building C. Residents moved into the new building in September 2019 and now the space has been officially blessed. Students from Immaculate Heart of Mary School caroled as guests arrived Sr. Christina Syrotynsky, SSMI - Provincial Superior thanked everyone involved in the capital project Metro
Sisters in Ancaster received a special visit from St. Nicholas on the eve of St. Nicholas Day (Thursday, December 18, 2019 - Julian calendar)
"Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, for the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins." All this took place to fulfill what had been spoken by the Lord through the prohet: "Look, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel, which means, 'God is with us'." Mt. 1:20-23 Christ is Born! Let us Glorify Him!
On Wednesday, November 20th, Sr. Ruth Aney SSMI, and Lesia Wozny (nee Pograniczny '98), brought 39 students to Holy Family Home for a Divine Liturgy celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passing of Blessed Josaphata Hordashevska, co-foundress of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate. The Children of Mary learned about the co-founder in the new atrium space at the Home, and residents were thrilled to see so many bright young faces!
October 22, 2019 PROVINCE OFFICIALLY OPENS EXPANDED HOLY FAMILY HOME IN WINNIPEG – – – New Four-Storey Building Includes 157 New Long-Term Care Beds: Friesen A new, four-storey building with 157 new long-term care beds at the Holy Family Home in Winnipeg is now officially open, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “We are improving health care for Manitobans by expanding access to consistent, reliable care for seniors,” said Friesen. “The expansion at Holy
Sister Aloysia Safranovich, a Sister Servant of Mary Immaculate, died on 1 June, 2019, at the Mary Immaculate Long Term Care, Mundare, AB at 106 years of age, with 90 years in religious life. Her life Anastasia, known to her family as Nancy, was born to Michael and Anastasia (nee Wasieczko) on 17 February, 1913, in Chipman, AB. In 1896, her father immigrated from Sovchi, Jaroslava, in western Ukraine, homesteading in the north-western region of Alberta. Later, he met Anastasia in Edmonton, and
Ласкаво запрошуємо на Святкування 100–річчя від дня переходу до вічності Блаженної Йосафати Гордашевської ~ Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the passing into Eternal Life of Blessed Josaphata Hordashevska Неділя, 23 червня, 2019 / Sunday, June 23, 2019 OurFoundress Програма / Program 12:00 p.m - 12:00 p.m (суб. до нед. / Sat. to Sun.) ~ Цілодобова Адорація Євхаристійних Дарів / 24–hour Eucharistic Adoration 12:00 p.m. (нед. / Sun.) ~ Можливість до сповіді / Confession available 12:30 p.m ~ М
The Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate have been facing a decline in the number of Sisters and the advancing age of their members. This has necessitated that steps be taken, with the understanding of Most Rev. Stephen Chmilar, Eparch of Toronto and Eastern Canada, to ensure that their property in Ancaster is safeguarded as a Catholic entity. The willingness of the Diocese of Hamilton to purchase their property provides an opportunity where the Eastern and Western Churches meet and cooperate. Th
On the 7th of each month from April 7 2019 - April 7th 2020, we the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate celebrate our first Sister, Blessed Josaphata Hordashevska in a commemorative way. This month we would like to share some of her gems of reflection and prayer.... "...Looking at this flower, my thoughts turn to Him. Because it was He Who gave it its exquisite beauty, and although now it is now dry, it is yet so marvellous...! Since God did not spare His Omnipotence on a flower, that blooms tod