Congregation of the Holy and Immaculate Heart of Mary


A congregation founded for the education of girls by Father Dupuis in Pondicherry, India, 1844, under the rules of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis of Assisi. The congregation has 37 convents; to the more important of these an orphanage is usually attached. The religious, numbering 250, are also in charge of schools and pharmacies; the mother-house is at Pondicherry.

MLA Citation

  • “Congregation of the Holy and Immaculate Heart of Mary“. Congregations of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 August 2013. Web. 23 May 2019. <>