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Connect with the Order of Saint Helena

There are many ways we can share the spiritual journey: 

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Sr. Linda, OSH reading newsletter


Sign up on our mailing list to receive our newsletter, notice of new blog posts on this website, and special announcements from the Order of Saint Helena. Here are recent issues:

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Guest house bedroom


Sadly, our guesthouse is still closed due to the pandemic. In the meantime, we gladly welcome you to pray with us in our chapel. You may contact us ahead of your visit so we will know you are coming. 

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Sr. Ellen Stephen with an OSH associate


Those who wish to establish a special relationship with us for deepening their spiritual life may apply to become an associate of the Order. For more information, email us:


You may have a sense that you are being called to dedicate yourself more fully to God, to a simpler style of living, and to Christian community. If you would like to discern a vocation with us, please fill out this form

Life profession of Sr. Miriam Elizabeth, OSH

Gift Shop

Our gift shop includes books by sisters and craft items made by sisters. 

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Recent Books Written by OSH Sisters

The Reason Why Crows in African Countries Have White Color, by Rosina Ampah, OSH (Houston, TX: Saint Julian Press, Inc., 2022) ISBN 13-9781955194105. Available from and Barnes & Noble.

Pinpoints of Light, by Benedicta, OSH. (North Augusta, SC: Order of Saint Helena, 2020) ISBN 9798693747166. Available from

You Really Want to Know? A Spiritual Love Story, by Ellen Stephen, OSH. ISBN-13: 978-1720769323. Available from

The Poet’s Eye: Collected Poetry, by Ellen Stephen, OSH (Palo Alto CA: Academica Press, 2012). ISBN: 978-1-936320-51-6. Available from

Some Antics, by Ellen Stephen, OSH (The Order of Saint Helena, 2012).

The Beautiful Cloth: Stories & Proverbs of Ghana, by The Rev. Canon Rosina Ampah, OSH (Cambridge MA: Yellow Moon Press, 2010). ISBN: 978-0-938756-76-7. Available from In 2013, this book received a “Storytelling World Honor” as an outstanding collection.

Together and Apart: A Memoir of the Religious Life, by Sr. Ellen Stephen, OSH (New York NY: Church Publishing, 2008). ISBN: 97-8-08192-2315-9. Available from

Vessel of Peace: A Guide for Pilgrims of the Spirit, by Sr. Ellen Stephen, OSH and Doug Shadel (Nashville TN: Abingdon Press, 2007). ISBN 978-0-687-64255-7. Available from

Soulfaring: Celtic Pilgrimages Then and Now, by Sr. Cintra Pemberton (Harrisburg, Pa.: Morehouse Publishing, 1999). ISBN 9780819217806. Available from

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