Motto: Veritas et Spes (Truth and Hope)
The Sisters of St. Lazarus Raised is to be a community which will be dedicated to the care of the comatose, and patients
in like-states. Their apostolate will include conducting hostels for the comatose, and public education
One does not have to be a nurse to make application.
While preferring the Mass in the Extraordinary Form (MEF/TLM), the community will be bi-ritual. The sisters' spiritual
exercises will include the Divine Office in Latin; the Rosary; Eucharistic adoration; Lectio Divina; and contemplative prayer.
The sisters' convents will have specified areas of cloister.
Habit: In accordance with Canon Law 669, the Sisters of St. Lazarus Raised will wear a full-length habit.
The garb for the different levels of formation are as follows:
Nova--white blouse, skirt, tights, shoes & veil.
Postulants--black candidate dress with short capelet
Novices--green tunic, white scapular and capelet, white veil. A black 15-decade rosary is suspended from a
Temporary profession--the dark blue veil is received.
Final profession--the sister receives a round medallion depicting Our Lord raising St. Lazarus from the dead in the presence
of Sts. Martha and Mary Magdalen.
Ages: 17 and up. High school education or equivalent required.
If an aspirant is a Sedevacantist or belongs to another schismatic group, we recommend deep discernment before
making application to this community. Reconcilation with Rome is prerequisite. May the Holy Ghost be your guide.