Saint Joseph's Society for Foreign Missions

Founded as a missionary college at Mill Hill, 10 miles north of London, by Herbert Cardinal Vaughan while still a priest in 1866. It was approved in 1897. Its constitutions were definitely approved in 1906. A preparatory school, Saint Peter's, at Freshfield, near Liverpool, was founded in 1884. Two other branch colleges are at Rozendaal, Holland, and Brixen, Tyrol. At Mill Hill a two years course in philosophy and four in theology prepares the students for evangelizing the natives of English colonies and protectorates, which is their proper field. The following were under their care: The members include priests and lay brothers. A procure for the missions is at Rome.

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