Who Are We

We are here to bring the Compassion of Christ through the most pure Heart of Mary by serving the people of God – the poor, and the less privileged starting here in Africa and all over the world.

We are the Congregation of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ (SIHMMC).

Founded 7th October 1937 by Archbishop Charles Heerey CSSP of blessed memory. An Irish missionary who worked and died in Nigeria. To date, we have 980 of sisters, in 7 mission areas in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Kenya, TChad, Tanzania, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Canada and the United States.

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Our Mission

Commitment to motivating people especially the poor and the less privileged to live venerable and dignified life through creditably structured programs of evangelization at all levels, education at all levels and every dimension, varied medical services, humanitarian services, self-realization and self-empowerment opportunities.

Our Vision

To nurture holistic development of human potentials and enhance the quality of life for every human person especially the poor and the less privileged.


Light a candle

With a contribution of £20 or more, a candle will be lighted for your intention at the Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

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Donate to Sponsor a Sister in her Formation

Formation of Candidate to answer their Call to Religious Life is important to us. Please donate to support this cause.

Formation is a process of preparation for young girls who express interest in joining the Institute. The stages of Initial formation include Aspirancy, Postulancy (2-3 years), Novitiate (2 years), Scholasticate (1 year) and Temporary Profession (6-9years). Each stage of formation entails keeping the young girls is a house designated for formation to embark on a journey of self-discovery, learning the rudiments of Religious Life according to our Institute, and discernment. We have formation houses in Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya.

Help us to keep our formation Houses running. Train a Sister today!

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Our Good Causes

A few of the good causes we support.

Contact Us

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How to get in touch

3rd & 4th Floor, Colemore Gate, 2-6 Colemore Row, B3 2QD, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Office Telephone : +44 (0)7456 525972
Mobile : +44 (0)7456 525972

Email: immaculateheartofmarypdo@gmail.com
Inquiries: immaculateheartofmarypdo@gmail.com

Mon-Sat: 9am to 6pm