Little Sisters of the Assumption

A congregation founded in Paris, 1865, by Reverend Etienne Pernet, A.A., with the cooperation of Antoinette Fage for the sanctification of the poorer classes. Their work consists of gratuitously nursing the sick poor in their homes. The Rule of Saint Augustine is followed. The congregation has houses in France, Italy, England, Ireland, Spain, Belgium, the United States, and South America. The motherhouse is in Paris.

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