Adult Care

St. Joseph’s Adult Care Home in Sloatsburg, NY provides a warm and friendly place to live for seniors needing assistance.


Our Dormition Pilgrimage has attracted thousands of faithful every August since 1954!

Retreat House

Learn about the SSMI Spiritual and Educational Center at St. Mary’s Villa Retreat House in Sloatsburg, NY.
Glory be to Jesus Christ!    Glory be to Him Forever!
Slava Icycy Xpucty!         

The 60th Dormition Pilgrimage, held on Aug. 9 & 10 was truly blessed!  The Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate thank all of the Hierarchy, clergy,and pilgrims who attended.  The Sisters also thank the many volunteers who gave their time and hardwork.  Approximately 3400 people walked our grounds this weekend, searching for spiritual nourishment and graces.  Please check out our photo gallery for a glimpse of "Pilgrimage 2014"
Welcome to the website of SSMI (U.S.) – The Immaculate Conception Province of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate (SSMI).  Founded in Ukraine in 1892, the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate is a Byzantine Ukrainian Catholic congregation of more than 900 sisters and has ministries in thirteen countries: Ukraine, Brazil, Canada, Serbia, Slovakia, Poland, Argentina, Italy, Germany, France, England, Australia and the United States.  

We strive to remain faithful to the charism of our founders, Blessed Josaphata Hordashevska, Fr. Jeremiah Lomnitsky and Fr. Cyril Seletsky.   We work together to put into action their words to “serve where the need is the greatest,” and to “educate the heart of our people for God.”   Our ministries include: Education, Care of the Elderly, Retreats, Sewing Vestments, Pastoral Ministry, but are always ready to adapt our ministries to the needs and signs of the times. 

For over 75 years we have been serving the needs of people in the United States.  We count on your spiritual and financial support so that we can continue serving in our various ministries and to make necessary improvements on our property.  

We invite you to browse our website and join us in our ministry either through prayer, becoming a Lay Associate or if you have a vocation as a Sister Servant of Mary Immaculate.  Please contact us at 845-753-2840 or e-mail me at

Thank you for spending time with us and may God grant you many blessings!

Sister Kathleen Hutsko, SSMI
Provincial Superior