Sisters of the Institute of Charity (Rosminians); Sisters of Providence

Organized by Abbe Lowenbruck at Portieux, France in 1831 under the authorization of Venerable Antonio Rosmini, founder of the Institute of Charity, whose work they supplement. A house for novices and a training school for sisters was established at Domodossola, Italy. Founded as a contemplative order, the sisters also undertake teaching and various charitable works. The congregation has houses, including schools, in Italy, England, and Wales.

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