Searching for Life’s Purpose?
Discover a life devoted to God and serving others.
Feel the Call to Mission Life?
Listen to the inner voice calling you…
God, where are You leading me?
Need Someone to walk with you?
Think of us…
We might be your called companion.
Who can apply and join the Maryknoll Sisters?
-Single Catholic women, between the ages of 21-35 years old.
-Preferred college degree or professional work experience
-Physically and mentally healthy
-A woman with faith that God is calling you to witness God’s love through cross-cultural mission within community
How to Become A Maryknoll Sister?
Get to know the Sisters through initial contact and prayer to discern God’s calling.
- 1. Discernment Process
- 2. Admissions Process
- 3. Integration Phase
- 4. Mission Phase
- 5. Reflection Phase
The Maryknoll Sisters will accompany the woman as she discerns her missionary Vocation.
The woman decides to take the next step and join the Maryknoll Sisters Congregation.
This is a two year Formation Program and can be extended. After two years, the candidate takes her Temporary Vows of Chastity, Poverty and Obedience. The Vows are made initially for three years.
After making the Temporary Profession of Vows, the newly professed Sister participates in a program to prepare her for a country of assignment during mission phase. The newly professed Sister slowly integrates herself into a new culture and Maryknoll Sisters Community.
The Sister will participate in a six month program in preparation for Final Vows. After six months, and mutual decision is made, the Sister in Reflection Phase will take her Final Profession of Vows.