Talk:Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
This combines a number of congregations
There are a number of congregations of "Immaculate Heart Sisters" in the USA. Unfortunately, these are all mixed up in Wikipedia -- the links often go to the wrong place.
- Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Headquarters: Scranton, Pennsylvania. Website: 
- Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Headquarters: Immaculata, Pennsylvania. Schools: Immaculata High School (Somerville, New Jersey) and Immaculate Conception School (Somerville). Website: 
An unrelated community with a very similar name, based in California:
- Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Founders in Spain by Fr. Masmitja in 1848; brought to California by Raimunda Cremadell in 1871. In 1970, this group split into:
- Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. (In the split, this faction contained mostly elderly nuns, so it may not exist anymore.)
- Immaculate Heart Community. (Sometimes abbreviated "IHC", but sometimes using the original "IHM" abbreviation.) Headquarters: Hollywood (Los Angeles), CA. Famous Members: Anita Caspary, Corita Kent. Schools: Immaculate Heart College (now defunct), and Immaculate Heart High School (Los Angeles). Website: 
Another community based in Arizona:
- Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Founded 1868, arrived in Arizona 1917. School: Immaculate Heart High School (Oro, Arizona). The school's website is here  but I can't find the order's website, so I am unsure if they are connected to any of the above orders.
And one more, based in the Philippines:
- I'm uncertain of the exact name. In Spanish the initials are I.C.M.; the full name may translate as Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Schools: St. Joseph's School - Pandacan.
Finally, the website of the Monroe IHM's claims they are connected to the first American order of African-American nuns:
- Oblate Sisters of Providence. Headquarters: Baltimore, MD. Founded in 1831 by Mary Elizabeth Lange. Website: 
The Big Question. Should all of these be covered on this one page? Should all the ones called "Immaculate Heart" be on this page, and the rest have separate pages? Or should each order have a separate page? — Lawrence King (talk) 00:03, 16 April 2007 (UTC)
- Yes, different order should be covered in different articles, even if they have similar names. ·:· Will Beback ·:· 19:04, 24 December 2008 (UTC)
Incorrect information about foundress
This article about the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, in its HISTORY section, refers to Mother Marie Theresa Duchemin being co-foundress with her companion Mother Theresa Maxis. These two names are one in the same person, according to the congregation's history (1845-1967) written by Mother Maria Alma Ryan. Mary Maxis(later Mother Mary Theresa Maxis) left Baltimore to go to Detroit to help start the order. In Baltimore, she was practically raised in French culture and was known secularly by the French name Almaide Duchemin. In Detroit, the first postulant to enter the new congregation was a woman named Therese Renauld, who took the name Sister Mary Celestine. Perhaps she is the companion that the article is referring to. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Outtathesem (talk • contribs) 23:58, 26 July 2010 (UTC)