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On Sept. 6, the Sets of 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1945 gathered to celebrate their diamond jubilees at Mount Carmel. Watch the video to share photos of their special day!

BVM Hunger Fund works toward systemic change: Current Justice Issues

2015-2016 Registration Materials are now available online! Click Here!

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BVM team participates in the Dubuque Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

The Sisters of Charity, BVM are part of the effort to build awareness of human trafficking and learn prevention tactics.

‘Caring for our Common Home’ Appears in USA Today

Summer means jubilee celebrations at Mount Carmel in Dubuque, Iowa! Read more about our diamond jubilarians.

Are you a woman wondering what life might be like as a religious sister? Then sign up for “Dubuque's Got Sisters!” and get ready for a unique experience.

Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life Through Service

In celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life, more than 40 BVMs and associates joined in ministry to prepare and serve a meal at St. Patrick Parish in Dubuque, Iowa, on July 22.


Anita Therese Hayes, BVM (l.) is congratulated by current Mount Carmel Archivist Jennifer Head.BVM Honored at Archivist Conference

The Archivists of Congregations of Women Religious (ACWR) commemorated the 25th anniversary of its founding this year at its August Triennial Meeting in Pittsburgh. At the celebration, Anita Therese Hayes, BVM, was honored as one of nine religious sisters who were founding members.


 Summer 2015 Associates Retreat: Living with Uncertainty and Change

The BVM core value of freedom led us on a journey of exploration at the associate retreat at Mount Carmel in Dubuque, Iowa, July 17–19. How are we being called? And what keeps us from this freeing experience?


 BVMs Receive Governor Volunteer Awards

Two Sisters of Charity, BVM were among other volunteers for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Dubuque who were presented with the Governor Volunteer Awards June 11 at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.


 BVM Sisters Grateful for Pope Francis' Encyclical

We applaud the publication of LAUDATO SI’, Pope Francis’ new encyclical, and look forward to reading it, praying it, and discussing it with our sisters and friends.


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