Sisters of the Holy Infant Jesus


Sisters of the Holy Infant Jesus

Sisters of the Infant Jesus, previously also referred to as Sisters of the Holy Infant Jesus or Les Dames de Saint-Maur, is a Roman Catholic missionary order. It was founded in 1666 by Father Nicolas Barré, a Minim priest, for the gratuitous instruction of poor girls.[1]

The foundation suggested to St. John Baptist de La Salle the idea of accomplishing a similar work for boys.

Sisters of the Holy Infant Jesus were among the pioneer missionaries in Malaya and Japan.

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References

  1. ^  "Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 

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