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Next Event 2017 Winter Sabbatical at the Prairie for Religious Sisters - 5:00pm   |   View Event

The Congregation of the Humility of Mary, is a contemporary religious community of women based in Davenport, Iowa. Like the woman in the gospel who lights a lamp to search for lost treasure, we seek the will of the Spirit in the signs of the times. Motivated by compassion and justice, we give ourselves wholeheartedly wherever the needs are greatest. We invite you to explore these pages and learn more about our community: how we live, what we believe, our spirit and gifts - and what it means to search and serve in the 21st century. -The Sisters of Humility

What's New
Attacking Trafficking, a faith based group in Davenport, Iowa, is having a prayer service Sunday, February 5, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, starting at 2 p.m. Kelley Markey from Dorothy's House in Des Moines will be the featured speaker for this event. National Human Trafficking Day was January 11 and the feast day of ​St. Josephine Bakhita​ is February 8. Read more to find a calendar that has daily prayers through February 8.

A Nun's Pocket, CHM Blog - To this writer, Retreating into the Universe at The Prairie Retreat can be a cosmic moment of grace...The title “Mother Earth” seems especially poignant in this prairie garden setting. "I’ve traveled a long way from New York to hear once again in the depth of my spirit, 'My love, my dove, my beautiful one…Come to the Garden.'"

May it be, oh Lord, that I seek not so much to be consoled as to console, to be understood as to understand, to be loved as to love. Because it is in giving oneself that one receives; it is in forgetting oneself that one is found; it is in pardoning that one obtains pardon.

St. Francis of Assisi