Veni Sponsa Christi

Sisters, Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

of Saint Benedict Center, Harvard, Massachusetts

Brides of Christ

The Sisters MICM take vows as Brides of Christ and live a traditional active religious life of prayer and work nourished by the Traditional Latin Liturgy and dedicated to Jesus through Mary.

The Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Saint Benedict Center is a traditional, active Order founded by Fr. Leonard Feeney and re-founded by Brother Hugh MacIsaac in 1976.

The community lives the spirit of True Devotion to Mary as described in the treatise written by Saint Louis Marie de Montfort. Consecrating themselves to Our Lady, they give her everything even the merits of all their actions without exception.

Our monastery, named after Saint Benedict, reflects our life of work and prayer. We are a Public Association of the Faithful in the Diocese of Worcester, Massachusetts.

Traditional Liturgy

Traditional Liturgy

The Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary have an unbroken history of Tridentine Liturgy, on which their prayer life is based.

Active Religious Life

Active Religious Life

Our commitment to Total Consecration enables us to embrace many apostolates to reach souls and bring them to Jesus through Mary.

Living True Devotion

The title, the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, taken from the writings of Saint Louis Marie de Montfort, is both bold and beautiful. It captures the complete consecration of the only religious community that has dared to use this title and to glory in its lowliness. 

Follow Along

The activities and various apostolates of our work are both exciting and upbeat. Visit often to find out what is new and join us in prayer for the success of our endeavors ~ All for Jesus through Mary!

The Story Behind the Ring

The Story Behind the Ring

A short history and explanation of our sterling silver True Devotion Ring for souls consecrated "To Jesus through Mary" given by Sister Mary Jacinta, MICM. The ring was designed by the Sisters, Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Saint Benedict Center in...

Morning Star Camps 2022

Morning Star Camps 2022

A priest friend once told us that in religious life there is no vacation – only a change of occupation! How true it is! Come June, the school doors close and the doors of our Morning Star Summer Camps open! Once again, we had a full schedule of four weeks, with a...

Idaho Camp(s) 2022

Idaho Camp(s) 2022

Day Camp A week after school recessed for the summer, three Sisters traveled to Post Falls, Idaho, to direct two separate sessions of Morning Star Camp. They were hosted for the 4th consecutive year by the Fraternity of Saint Peter at their Saint Joan of Arc Parish....

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