Sisters of the Holy Ghost

A congregation founded by Renee Burel and Marie Balavenne in Brittany, France in 1706 primarily for the education of children, but for other charitable works, including the care of the sick in their own homes. The congregation has 350 houses, including schools, orphanages, homes, hospitals, and day nurseries, in France, Belgium, England, and the United States. The mother-house is at Saint-Brieuc, France.

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