Sister Peggy using a weed trimer to clear a pasture for their cow dawn on their land.
Sister Joseph Marie (left), of Bethesda, Maryland, laughing at a joke told by Sister Faustian Maria during community dinner at Children of Mary in Newark, Ohio, on September 24, 2016. Each Saturday the local family who lives up the road, on the same property as the sisters, meet and have dinner outside near the lake.
After community dinner and before they all say good-bye, they pray to Mother Mary at Children of Mary in Newark, Ohio, on September 24, 2016.
The chapel attached to where the sisters live, there they go to pray and devote love to their lordat Children of Mary in Newark, Ohio, on September 19, 2016. Whenever someone new comes to visit they take them there directly, “please come visit out lord,” they ask.
Sister Bernadette Marie (left) and Sister Peggy (right) praying in the chapel during the Day Pray at Children of Mary in Newark, Ohio, on September 19, 2016. Everyday around one, the sisters come and pray to their lord.
Sister Philomela Maria, of Newark, Ohio, putting the cow, Dawn, away in her pen for the night while singing her a pray at Children of Mary in Newark, Ohio, on September 24, 2016. “For some reason she always want to try to eat my watch,” she said.
Sister Joseph Marie, who joined Children of Mary in 2013, entertaining Jude (last name withheld), 1, during community dinner at Children of Mary in Newark, Ohio, on September 24, 2016. Jude and his family live on the land with the sisters and believe in the Holy Catholic Church; His father Wes (last name withheld), works in the barn making toys that tell the story of god for children.
Sister Joseph Marie using a table saw to cut wood for a shelf she is making to hold food in the goat shed.
Statues of Mother Mary and Jesus, sitting behind the chicken coop after the paint began to chip and age.