Catherine Kasper helping the poor

Like our foundress Saint Katharina Kasper, we have listened to the Spirit throughout the years. We have had many ministries come and go as the needs and times change. Below is a current list of ministries of the PHJC American Province.

Ministry   Description  

Ancilla Beef & Grain Farm P.O.Box 1
Donaldson, IN. 46513
(574) 935-1796

Attention is given to raising crops and animals without the use of potentially harmful additives. Ancilla beef is raised in a caring environment.

Ancilla College
9601 Union Road
Plymouth, IN. 46513
(574) 936-8898

Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning. Ancilla transforms and empowers students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.

Ancilla Systems Incorporated
1419 South Lake Park Ave
Hobart, IN 46342
(219) 947-8500


Ancilla Systems' mission is to enhance the PHJC ministries to the poor and underserved. ASI provides services and support to Ancilla Domini Sisters, Inc. and to the PHJC ministries through collaboration and compassionate sharing of its talents and resources.

Catherine Kasper Life Center
P.O. Box 1 9601 Union Road
Donaldson, IN 46513
(574) 935-1742

Catherine Kasper Home a skilled nursing care facility and Maria Center, independent-living retirement apartments. Catherine Kasper Life Center is committed to the comfort, dignity, and well being of all residents as they continue on their journey through life.

Catherine Kasper Place
347 West Berry Street, Suite 101
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
(260) 456-8969
Catherine Kasper Place provides programs, services and opportunities that advance the integration of immigrants, refugees and political asylees into the community of northeast Indiana.

HealthVisions Midwest

Lake County Office 3700 179th Street Hammond, IN 46323 219-844-2698  

Fort Wayne  260-745-1600 East St. Louis, IL  618-271-7000

HealthVisions Midwest works in communities to reduce health disparities among the poor and underserved by:

-Advocating for the poor and powerless
-Nurturing and fostering leadership
-Developing and facilitating partnerships
-Addressing systemic community health needs
-Advancing environmental health

The Linden Houses

Chicago (773) 276-6031
Gary (219) 885-1534
Hobart (219) 942-9440
Mishawaka (574) 258-0777

The Linden House of Chicago, Gary, Hobart or Mishawaka is affordable housing for seniors and individuals with special needs that is dedicated to enriching the quality of life for its residents.

Lindenwood Retreat & Conference Center
9601 Union Road
Plymouth, IN 46513
(574) 935-1780

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Lindenwood Retreat and Conference Center provides an atmosphere of peaceful, quiet and sacred space in a natural setting. Lindenwood offers individuals and groups an environment for faith development, personal growth, team building and artistic endeavors.

Ministry Center Services
PO Box #1
Donaldson, IN 46513
(574) 936-9936


Ministry Center Services provides essential operational services throughout The Center at Donaldson. Services consist of Computer, Dietary, Environmental, Facility / Grounds, Reception, Safety / Support, and Transportation Services.

MoonTree Studios
9638 Union Road
Plymouth, IN 46513
(574) 936-9936

Through mindful participation in MoonTree experiences you’re encouraged to fearlessly explore the interconnectedness of art, nature, and the Spirit within. Awaken your creative potential and sow the seeds for a more mindful, compassionate, and sustainable Earth Community.

PHJC Volunteer Program
PO Box #1
Donaldson, IN 46513
(574) 340-6409

The Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Volunteer Program offers baptized Christian women unique opportunities in a faith-based context to live out their Baptismal call to share God's presence in the world. Volunteers are inspired by openness to the Spirit, simplicity, community, and dignity and respect for all.

Provincial Services
PO Box #1
Donaldson, IN 46513
(574) 936-9936


Provincial Services is a support team serving the varied needs of the PHJC congregation and those with whom they minister. The team includes the offices of Communications, Development, Liturgy, Marketing, Business, Human Resources, Provincial, Mission Integration and the Avita Library.

Sojourner Truth House
410 West 13th Ave
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 885-2282

Sojourner Truth House provides hope and help for homeless and at-risk women and their children. Through hospitality, advocacy and integrative services, participants improve their quality of life and their community.

St. Joseph Community Health Foundation
347 West Berry Street, Suite 101
Fort Wayne, In 46802

The Foundation partners with over 70 agencies in Allen County, IN to improve the health and wellness of low income, vulnerable populations by providing grants and programming to enable everyone in the community to achieve wellness regardless of their ability to pay.