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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

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​Ready for Spring Cleaning? Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat (OLPR) is starting a “tool drive” to supply our maintenance workshop. Todd Seifert, the Property Manager at OLPR states “I am making a plea for tools as a first step in building a solid, functioning maintenance shop.”

A Nun's Pocket, CHM Blog - A little girl, born in the slums of New York in 1909, rides the Orphan Train west to Iowa where she is adopted into a loving home. She is taken to the church and dedicated to the Blessed Mother. “This, I’m sure, is where my vocation began,” said Sister Marie Fleurette Russell, who became a member of the Congregation of the Humlity of Mary in 1925.

I slept and dreamt that life was Joy. I woke and saw that life was Duty. I acted, and behold, Duty was Joy.

-Rabindranath Tagore