Sisters of Charity of Our Lady Mother of Mercy

A congregation founded in the Netherlands in 1832 by Father John Zwijsen assisted by Mary M. Leijsen. The instruction of children and the care of the sick and aged constitutes their work. The congregation manages schools, hospitals, orphanages, homes for the aged, and a leper colony, in the Netherlands, Belgium, England, the East and West Indies, and the United States. The mother-house is at Tilburg, Nederlands. They maintain a web site.

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