Sisters of the Holy Cross (Menzingen Sisters)

Soeurs de la Sainte Croix
Hermanas de la Santa Cruz
Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz
Suore della Santa Croce

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1844 Menzingen Switzerland


1844, Menzingen (Switzerland), by Theodosius Florentini and Mother Bernarda Heimgartner. Full name: Congregation of Sisters of the Holy Cross. Known also as: Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz von Menzingen.


Works to set the positive energies in the human person free for the Gospel-way of life; aims at the transformation of society in our services of education, care of the sick, aged, social work and pastoral ministry of the Church.


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General Chapter elects members of General Administration, comprising Superior General and her Council, for 6 years. Council of the Congregation comprises Superior General, her Council and the Provincial Superiors (meets once between 2 ordinary General Chapters). Provincial Administration formed by Provincial Superior and her Council. Local Administration formed by Local Superior and her Council. Provincial Chapters elect the Provincial Superior. Provincial Councillors are either elected by the Provincial Chapter or nominated by the Provincial Superior.


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GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities



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