Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity

The Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity is a Roman Catholic religious order for women.

History

The international congregation was founded in 1835 in the Netherlands by Mother Magdalen (Catherine) Damen [ [http://www.franciscans-stella-niagara.org/ Welcome ] ] . In 1874, the first three missionary Sisters, accompanied by General Superior Mother Aloysia Lenders, arrived in Buffalo, New York. There are now ten provinces, with the central administration in Rome, Italy.

Provinces

*St. Francis Province [http://www.stfrancisprovince.org/] - Redwood City, California, USA
*Sacred Heart Province [http://www.marycrest.org/] - Denver, Colorado, USA
*Holy Name Province [http://www.franciscans-stella-niagara.org/] - Stella Niagara, New York, USA
*Province - Heythuizen, Netherlands
*Christ the King Province [http://www.franziskanerinnen-luedinghausen.de/] - Ludinghausen, Germany
*Mary Immaculate Province [http://www.nonnenwerth.de/Start/alle/index.php] - Nonnenwerth, Germany
*Province - Africa
*Province - Indonesia
*Province - Brazil
*Province - Rome, Italy

External links

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References


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