Social Justice

Rooted in the Eucharist



Service to the Poor


Core Value of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and Associates of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament

We live in solidarity with those who are denied full human dignity, praying for justice, acting justly, and addressing the causes and effects of injustice.

Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament Leadership Team’s Response To
The Deadly Incident in Charlottesville, VA on August 12, 2017

August 15, 2017

As Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, our mission calls us “. . . to challenge all forms of racism, as well as, the other deeply rooted injustices in the world today.”

In light of this challenge,” we are opposed to white nationalism and its promotion of violence against other races. We believe that racism is wrong in principle, morally and socially and must be eradicated not only from our institutions but from the very heart of our nation. We call upon religious leaders of all faiths to encourage their congregations to challenge racism. We call upon all Americans to take a long, loving look at their own heart to learn how they can become an instrument for the eradication of racism at home, in their neighborhood, their church, their work place, their city or town and our country.

As Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, we believe God calls us to be a sign in the world of the power of the Eucharistic Christ to effect unity and community among all people. We invite all people to join us in responding to this call “that all may be one”.

Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament Leadership Team
Sr. Donna Breslin, President; Sr. Jane Nesmith, Vice President; Sr. Sandra Schmidt, Councilor;
Sr. Jean Olmstead, Councilor


June 9, 2017
Jean Olmstead SBS
1663 Bristol Pike.
Bensalem, PA 19020-5796

Dear Sister Jean:
On behalf of the US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT) we thank you for renewing the membership of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in USCSAHT as of May, 2017.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) today announced that a bipartisan, comprehensive bill she helped introduce to strengthen tools to combat human trafficking, protect victims of these crimes, and help them rebuild their lives unanimously passed in the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary – the final step before reaching the floor of the U.S. Senate.

read more from the web site of Sisters Against Trafficking


Justice Committee Members:

Sr. Jean Olmstead, Joyce Hadley, ASBS, Hilda Wiltz, ASBS, Carole Blanks, ASBS, Sr. Zoe Brenner, Chairperson, Sr. Pat Downs

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