As an international congregation, our sisters minister in 28 countries on five continents. More than 1,100 sisters live the timeless challenge to follow Jesus by bringing the Gospel to the poor and empowering them to develop their own resources. Our work reaches those most in need in countries around the globe, including:
Tanzania, the Congo, Kenya, Zambia and Mozambique
Our local African sisters and foreign missionaries teach lay leaders to provide sacramental preparation, serve as medical aids in rural villages, and operate a nutrition center. Local sisters also serve as midwives and teach in schools and kindergartens.
Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Malaysia and Philippines
Salvatorian Sisters minister to families struggling with poverty, while respecting their local Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu and Taoist faith traditions. Our sisters’ ministries include education, pastoral and social work, and running a home in Sri Lanka for orphaned girls.
Brazil, Colombia, and Uruguay
Our sisters serve people living in extreme poverty through ministries in education, health care, pastoral care and social work.
Israel and Jordan
Salvatorian Sisters are symbols of hope for people caught between economic and religious conflicts. In Nazareth, Israel, the sisters operate a school for 2,000 children.
Albania, Romania, Poland, Hungary and Ukraine
Sisters of the Divine Savior engage in health care, religious education, pastoral ministry and work with youth, all among people who live daily with economic and spiritual deprivation.
Concentrated in Alabama, Arizona, California, South Dakata and Wisconsin, our sisters serve in schools, parish and adult education programs, and health care institutions. They also carry out diocesan and parish administration, pastoral care, social work, and outreach to immigrants, prison populations and victims of human trafficking.
Austria, Belgium, England, Germany and Italy
Our sisters serve European people through ministries in education, health care, retreats, counseling and pastoral care. Our international headquarters is in Rome, Italy.
To learn more about the work we do across the globe, visit the Salvatorian Sisters’ international website at www.congsds.org.