Welcome to the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great! We respond to the needs of God's people today, embodying the welcoming presence of the Lord. We lead uniquely effective and innovative ministries in education, spiritual direction, evangelization and lay collaboration. In all that we do, we bring the rich traditions and mysteries of the Eastern Church to those we encounter.
Christ is Risen!
Let the light of the Resurrection of Christ direct our steps toward the paths that lead to the kingdom of God, that is "love, joy, peace, long-suffering, goodness, loving-kindness, faith, meekness and temperance" (Galatians 5:22-23).
Eastern Christian Spirituality
"Women of Spirit"
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The Sisters' Centennial Book, "Basilian Sisters in America," may be purchased for $20, plus $5 shipping.
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The Sisters of St. Basil the Great are pleased to make available to you a series of conferences on Basilian Monasticism and other Patristic topics and links.
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The Sisters of St. Basil invite you to join us in prayer (physically and/or spiritually) during Matins, Divine Liturgy and Vespers.
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PARMA EPARCHY WELCOMES BASILIAN ASSOCIATES In 1991, the Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great founded the Basilian Lay Associate Program. This invitation to the laity offers adult Christians the experience of coming together with the Sisters to share in a mutually enriching and broadening relationship focused on living more fully the Gospel way of life.
Sister Carla Hernandez Honored Sister Carla Hernandez, OSBM, was honored Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great, for thirty years of service as principal and teacher at St. Basil Academy, Fox Chase Manor, PA.
Growing Greener Tree Planting Project Earth Day 2013 was marked by the Sisters 0f the Order of Saint Basil the Great,
Fox Chase Manor, PA, as a day-long activity of tree planting.
Sister Mary Bernarda, OSBM, Honored for Her Ministry in Ukraine“You are known in Ukraine as Ukraine’s Mother Theresa”. These words addressed to Sister Mary Bernarda Arkatin,OSBM, by Basilian Provincial Superior Sister Dorothy Ann Busowski, captured the spirit of the celebration in Sister Bernarda’s honor Sunday, April 7, 2013
Rev. Dr. Oleh Kindiy: Theology and Catechetical Teaching in St. Basil's Anaphora On Saturday, March 16, 2013, the Sisters of St. Basil the Great were pleased to host speaker
Rev. Dr. Oleh Kindiy, a visiting priest from L’viv, at their Basilian Spirituality Center, Fox Chase Manor, PA,
Come And See Weekend 2013 During the weekend of March 2-3, 2013 two young women joined the Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great Jesus Lover of Humanity Province at Fox Chase Manor, PA to experience the monastic life of the Sisters.
One in Spirit: Basilian Associate Program "One in Spirit" is a Basilian Associate Program that offers adult Christians of varied circumstances the shared experience of coming together and engaging in the spirit and mission of the Basilian Sisters for a mutually enriching relationship.
An Invitation -2013 Basilian Volunteer Program: Ministry to Ukraine's needy You can participate in this year’s planned Basilian Volunteer Program from June 4 - 18, 2013. This year’s ministry will expand its region to include the needy not only of Ivano-Frankivsk but also Zaporizhzhia, a much poorer eastern region of Ukraine.
Vocation Awareness "Directives for Vocational Awareness" have been officially approved by the Great Synod and Permanent Synod.