Our Mission & Vision

Our Mission

Our mission is to reveal God’s healing love to all we meet.

We do this by trying to alleviate human suffering while acknowledging its redemptive value. We respect the wholeness of each person, especially the more needy, seeing Christ in those we serve, and seek to demonstrate His compassion through warmth and hospitality, simplicity and courage.

The Sisters of Bon Secours see ‘healing’ as a way of helping people become ‘whole’ physically, spiritually, psychologically, socially, materially and intellectually.

And, just as Josephine Potel and her young friends responded to the needs of a chaotic world in post-revolutionary Paris,  we constantly look for new ways to serve the changing needs of those who suffer in the twenty-first century.

Our Vision

We are women of prayer whose vibrant, hope filled faith communities draw new sisters and others to share in innovative ways our charism of healing, compassion and liberation.

As prophetic women totally committed to do justice in radical solidarity with the poor, the suffering and those most in need, we proclaim the Gospel where it is not.

Our witness to God’s presence is marked by a passionate spirit and enthusiasm for His Kingdom.

As protectors of God's gifts we, Sisters of Bon Secours, commit ourselves to "wake up the world" through our simplicity of lifestyle and radical availability. We call each other to respond to emerging challenges and:

  • to advocate to end violence of all forms
  • to cry out against human trafficking
  • to promote the integrity of the environment and ecological health
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