Welcome to the Society of St. Margaret
We are an Episcopal Religious Order of mission focused Sisters living an ancient tradition with a modern outlook, and are called to glorify God and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ through our worship and work, prayer and common life. Our commitment to God and to one another is expressed through vows of poverty, celibate chastity and obedience. As we offer hospitality and holy space to individuals and groups at our Convent, work with inner-city children and the indigent elderly, serve in parishes, and lead retreats and quiet days, we seek always to live as Christ’s hands and heart in this world.
On September 14, the church celebrates Holy Cross Day in honor of Christ’s self-offering on the cross for our salvation. Holy Cross Day is one of the 12 great feasts in the Byzantine liturgy and remains a major feast day for the Episcopal Church. Besides being a major...read more
At noon office today, the Sisters of St. Margaret prayed for Sister Margaret Held from the School Sisters of St. Francis, and Sister Paula Merrill from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth who were both murdered yesterday in MS. We're saddened to hear of the...read more