Picpus Fathers

emblem of the Picpus FathersAlso known as

  • Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
  • Congregation of Picpus
  • Fathers of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary




The Congregation has been frequently entrusted by the Holy See with missionary work, especially in island groups of the Pacific. They are also engaged in the instruction of children, the exercise of perpetual adoration, and practices of mortification. The members take simple vows for life and are governed by a superior-general residing at Braine-le-Comte, Belgium.

Profiled Members

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Picpus Fathers“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 August 2015. Web. 4 October 2015. <>