Sisters of the Holy Childhood of Jesus and Mary

Also called the Sisters of Sainte Ghretienne. Founded by Mme. Anne Victoire Mejanes, at Metz, Lorraine, France in 1807, for the education of girls and the care of the sick poor. The order includes schools, a teacher's college, orphanages, creches, hospitals, and workshops, in the United States, Canada, France, Belgium, and Austria. The mother-house is at Metz.

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