We Sisters of St. Martha, inspired by God's graciousness hear, embrace and respond to the cry for Gospel Hospitality

We are the Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. For more than a century we have been an integral part of each community where our daily life unfolds. Wherever we are present, living and serving among people, we are known as The Marthas. Service is a vital part of our lives and it is shaped by current needs and the gifts we have to offer. Our living together in community offers rich opportunity to grow in companionship with God and with each other. Personal and communal prayer form the central motif of our way of life.

As we seek to follow Christ, we experience the beauty and meaning of our choice for this way of life. Through our relationships and activities, among ourselves and with others, we proclaim religious life as gift to the Church and the world.

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Called forth by the Spirit of the Living God within creation and Living Our Life as Mission ...
  • we seek to deepen communion among ourselves and those we encounter
  • we desire to bring a contemplative and compassionate heart to our fractured world
  • we witness to life-giving choices and promote integral ecology
  • we broaden circles of Gospel Hospitality

In the face of our reality, we dare to stand in undaunted hope!

OFFICIAL OPENING OF BETHANY CENTENNIAL GARDEN

  Fri, Sep 24th, 2021

On September 21st, the 100th anniversary of moving to Bethany Property, Sisters of St. Martha were delighted to officially open the newly constructed, although not

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WALKING THE PATH OF RIGHT RELATIONS

  Wed, Jul 7th, 2021

We pray for a shared spirit of compassion and openness as we face this difficult history and walk the path of right relations.

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  Journey by Anna Syperek

"Journey" is Anna Syperek's work of art honoring the story of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Martha in Antigonish.

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