United States

In 1889 the diocese of Covington, Kentucky was chosen as the new field of ministry where the Sister teachers from France could freely exercise their profession, a work that was threatened in France by the Kulturkampf.

Today the Sisters are spread out over 5 States and have 28 places of ministry. Most of these are in Kentucky. The ministries are varied:

Education and religious formation

  • Teaching, EFL, tutoring
  • Working with adults: bible and prayer groups
  • Catechesis
  • Campus ministry

Charitable and social work

  • Visits to the sick and elderly
  • Presence in senior residences
  • Volunteer service at Catholic Social Services, St. Vincent de Paul, soup kitchens
  • Sponsorship of a residence for young women in New York

Health Care

  • Midwifery
  • Hospital chaplaincy

Actions in favor of justice and peace

Administrative services in the Province

Ministry of prayer

To learn more, see:
www.cdpkentucky.org