Life Profession at St. Helena

Sisters of the Order of St. Helena in 2016, including Sister Miriam Elizabeth, upper right
Sr. Miriam Elizabeth stands at upper right in this portrait

The life profession of Sr. Miriam Elizabeth (the Rev. Faith E. Bledsoe) is scheduled for 5 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Convent of St. Helena. The convent is located at 414 Savannah Barony Drive in North Augusta, South Carolina. A reception will follow the liturgy.

A native of Chickasha, Oklahoma, Sr. Miriam Elizabeth is a graduate of Kansas State University and Southwest Theological Seminary. She was ordained deacon in 2002 and priest in 2003. She has served as a priest in Corpus Christi and Victoria, Texas.

OSH is an Episcopal monastic order for lay and ordained women living communally under a vow of monastic poverty, chastity, and obedience to God.

Guests are asked to RSVP by email ( or by phone (803.426.1616).

Related: Sr. Miriam Elizabeth preached this sermon at a renewal of ordination vows in Charleston, South Carolina, in February 2016.


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