About Us

History of the Institute: 

The Institute of the Franciscans Of St. Mary Of The Angels, was founded in 1871 by Fr. Chrysostom O.F.M. ( Ferdinand Potton) and Sr. M. Chrysostom of the Cross (Caroline Rurange). They founded the Institute at the request of Msgr. Emile Freppel, the Bishop of Angers, in order to take care of the orphans, victims of the Franco- Prussian war.

The Founders chose the name of St. Mary Of The Angels because St. Francis of Assisi honoured the Virgin Mary under this title and made the sanctuary of the Portiuncula the cradle of his Order. It is affiliated to the Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Assisi, and it is a Religious Institute of the Pontifical Right..........

CHARISM

The charism of the Franciscans of St. Mary of the Angels, has four dimensions, namely, Eucharistic Adoration- drawing strength from the Eucharistic Lord...

MISSION

Conscious of the present reality of the world and striving to follow Jesus in a prophetic way, we FSMA Sisters assembled at the XIX General Chapter wish to announce.....

VISION

We work to establish peace, harmony and wholeness. The source of our strength is prayer. We deepen our concern for Mother Earth and shoulder the responsibility.....

SPIRITUALITY

We the Franciscan Sisters of St. Mary of the Angels, tread the path of love and service in the foot-steps of St. Francis of Assisi and our Founders. We follow a four- faceted charism....

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Address
  • Sr. Provincial
  • St. Mary's Convent
  • Mhow -453 441 (M.P)
  • Distt : Indore
  • Madhya Pradesh (INDIA)
Contact Us
  • +91-7324-273473
  • +91 9425319418
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  • provfsmamhow@gmail.com
History

The Institute of the Franciscans Of St. Mary Of The Angels, was founded in 1871 by Fr. Chrysostom O.F.M. ( Ferdinand Potton) and Sr. M. Chrysostom of the Cross (Caroline Rurange).