1700

In the year 1700, Maria Hueber and Regina Pfurner started girls' education and community life in Brixen.

1712

In 1712, a similar independent community was started in Bozen.

1723

In 1723, another similar community was also started in Kaltern. Gradually, communities were opened all over Tyrol.

1724

In 1724, the congregation of the Tertiary Sisters of Saint Francis was officially recognized, and the three foundations acquired the title of "mother house".

1865

In 1865, the Heart of Jesus-Institute in Mühlbach became an independent mother house.

1924

In 1924, the first sisters from Kaltern went on mission to Bolivia.

1928

In 1928, for political reasons, the communities in North and East Tyrol were merged after the World War I with the seat in Hall, Tyrol.

1929

In 1929, the four independent foundations in Brixen, Bozen, Kaltern and Mühlbach merged, with Brixen as the mother house and center of the congregation.

1935

In 1935, the first sisters from Brixen were sent on mission to Cameroon.

1956

On July 14, 1956, Pope Pius XII raised the congregation of the Tertiary Sisters of Saint Francis to an Institute with pontifical rights.

2001

In 2001 the generalate was transferred from Brixen to Rome.

Statistics

2021

85 sisters in the Province of Brixen living in 6 communities
60 sisters in the Province of Hall living in 5 communities
325 sisters in the Province of Cameroon living in 43 communities
19 sisters in the Province of Bolivia living in 4 communities

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Suore Terziarie di San Francesco
Via San Giovanni della Croce, 33
00166 Roma
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Tel.: +39 06 66 51 24 80
generalato@suoreterziarie.eu

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