sisters in the spirit of houston, inc.
The Sisters in the Spirit of Houston, Inc., (SIS) is a 501c3 non-profit organization, registered in the State of Texas. SIS is a lay service organization in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston designed to support women and the community through prayer and supplication, service projects, spiritual fellowship and learning events. SIS was establised in 200l, prior to the first National Gathering of Black Catholic Women in Charlotte, NC, hosted by the National Black Sisters Conference (NBSC).
She lived a holy life, caring for the sick, the orphaned, the aged, the forgotten.
First New Orleans Saint Woman
Henriette Delille’s canonization process was initiated in April 1988 by Archbishop Philip Hannan of New Orleans. It was reviewed by a special commission in Rome which gave permission to officially open the process in June 1988. On Saturday, March 27, 2010, Pope Benedict XVI signed a decree advancing the cause of sainthood of Henriette Delille, declaring this this exemplary woman lived a life of “heroic virtue” and declared her Venerable. Venerable Delille set aside the life expected of her as a free Black woman in the 1840s to live for God.
The Sisters in the Spirit of Houston is a lay service organization, which offers support to others through prayer, works of service and help those in need.
The mission of the organization is “To Be Christ to Others.”
Encounting the Holy Spirit