Society of St Francis Xavier for the Foreign Missions (Xaverians)

Société de Saint François Xavier pour les Missions Etrangères (Xavériens)
Società di San Francesco Saverio per le Missioni Estere (Saveriani)
Societas Sancti Francisci Xaverii pro Exteris Missionibus (SX)

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1895-12-03 Parma Italy


3 Dec 1895, Parma (Italy), by Bishop Guido M Conforti, as a clerical religious congregation. Also referred to as: Pia Società di San Francesco Saverio per le Missioni Estere -- Pia Societas Sancti Francisci Xaverii pro Exteris Missionibus; Xaverian Missionary Fathers -- Missions Etrangères de Saint François Xavier -- Missionari Saveriani.


Promote the evangelization of non-Christians; carry out missionary animation; ensure the training of future missionaries.


Society divided into Regions and Delegations (altogether 16). Secretariats at general level (3): Missions; Formation; Economy. R-XR0017 - Xaverian Missionary Sisters is the female branch of the Society.


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