Society of the Holy Child Jesus

Founded in England in 1846 by Mrs. Cornelia Connelly, primarily for the education of girls. Their work includes the visiting of the sick and poor and instruction of converts, when it does not interfere with their teaching. The constitutions are based on those of Saint Ignatius. The society includes schools, academies, and one college in England, France, Switzerland, Italy, and the United States. The mother-house is in Rome, Italy.

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