Provinces

The Generalate of the Congregation (website)
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is in Rome, Italy. There are five provinces and two vice-provinces within the congregation:

Northern Italy

  • provincialate located in Milano
  • approximately 230 professed sisters
  • primary works: education, health care, pastoral ministry
  • missions in Switzerland and Benin

Central/Southern Italy

  • created in Sept 2006 from merger of Central and Southern Italian provinces
  • provincialate located in Bari
  • approximately 325 professed sisters
  • primary works: education, health care, pastoral ministry
  • mission in Albania

Sao Paulo, Brazil
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  • provincialate located in Sao Paulo
  • approximately 275 professed sisters
  • primary works: education, health care, social service
  • has the congregation's only university, Universidade do Sagrado Coração, located in Bauru
  • vice province in Central North Brazilprovincialate located in Brasilia
    • approximately 75 professed sisters
    • primary works: education, social service
  • missions in Haiti, Mozambique, the Philippines, and the Republic of the Congo.

Parana, Brazil
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  • provincialate located in Curitiba
  • celebrated 50 years as a province in 2007
  • approximately 225 professed sisters
  • primary works: education, health care, social service
  • vice province of Cono Sur
    • vice-provincialate located in Buenos Aires includes missions in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and Paraguay
    • approximately 35 professed sisters
    • primary works: education, social service

United States (this site)

  • provincialate located in Hamden, CT
  • approximately 125 professed sisters
  • primary works: education, pastoral ministry
  • mission in Taiwan