Monasterio Asuncion de Maria
Adoratrices Perpetuas del Santísimo Sacramento
(Perpetual Adorers of the Blessed Sacrament Order)
Mission: The Perpetual Adoration of Jesus in the Eucarist, to pray for the needs of the world, and to promote evangelization in the community by providing the faithful a place for adoration and retreat.
Number Served: 16 nuns and 20 families in the community.
Director: Mother Martha L. Noriega
Location: Colonia Azatlan, Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico
SHI Partnership Began: 2010
Project Overview: The order of Adoratrices Perpetuas del Santisimo Sacramento was established Rome, Italy in 1808. They arrived at the Tijuana Diocesis in 1991, and are exclusively devoted to the practice of Perpetual Adoration of Jesus in the Eucarist. The nuns observe formal clausura, or cloister, and it is forbiden for them to go outside their material cloister without permission, or without a good and serious motive such as: fire, leprosy, or contagious malady. Their days are spent in prayer, adoration, and the making of altar-breads, vestments, and church ornaments.
Current Needs: Continued financial support in order to meet the growing needs of the community.