THE SISTER SERVANTS OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT (“SJS” initials in Spanish) PROVINCE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION 501(c) (3) nonprofit, established in 1990
Increase the love of Jesus in the Eucharist and Mary, his mother, through the ecclesial ministry of Catholic education.
Founder:Servant of God: Silviano Carrillo Cardenas, 5th Bishop of Sinaloa, Mexico. Date Founded: November 25, 1904
More than 150,000 students have been impacted through the Sisters’ devotion to providing a rigorous faith-based education to children and youth throughout California. Their ministry is dedicated to readying their students to face the unique challenges of today’s world by preparing them academically, physically, emotionally and spiritually. The California province is part of the worldwide congregation headquartered in Guadalajara, Mexico called Siervas de Jesus Sacramentado (SJS). The SJS international presence is also found in 71 Catholic schools in 15 states in México and in two schools in Guatemala, one in Chile and a large mission in Peru.
Province size: 45 sisters
SJS Ministry in California:
Bakersfield: Our Lady of Guadalupe School
Bonita: Provincial Headquarters
Calexico: Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy and Vincent Memorial Catholic High School
Chula Vista: Mater Dei Catholic High School and Juan Diego Academy
Are you questioning the path you’re on, the choices you’ve made? That yearning may be God’s way of inviting you to explore and see if the religious life is right for you. Women between 17 and 35 years of age are invited to join us for vocation sessions.
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It is due to the generous support of donors that we have been able to help generations of school children grow in their faith while receiving a strong education that prepares them for the challenges of this changing world.