Zacatecoluca, El Salvador
The first oblate sister in America
First house in America
After a providential meeting to Latin –American Pious College in November 1929, Mother Crispi with Monsignor Alfonso Belloso, Archbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador, decided the beginning of a possible establishment in new continent. The required authorizations followed, the necessary permissions, and the October 29 of the 1930, seven years after the foundation, Mother Crispi, animated by a prophetic spirit, send the first four religious missionary to pass the ocean to evangelize in America.
They were leaded by Mother Adele Di Simone, General Vicar and with her the Mother Concetta Villa, the Mother Caterina di Maggio and the Mother Antonina Sansone.
They arrived the November 14 of the 1930 to port La Libertad, El Salvador.
In 1931 was founded the College “San Jose” in Zacatecoluca, El Salvador. There were a lot initial difficulties, but they were overcame happily thank to the fervour and courage of these first oblate sisters.
The 7 June of the 1931, the Mother Crispi in her first journey in America brought about her three sisters to strengthen the recent activity that was opened over there.
When it begun to bear fruit, the earthquake of the may of the 1932 ruined the city, destroying that first work. The sisters moved and with them the first aspirant , a San Salvador.
Collegio la Santisima Trinidad, Sonsonate - El Salvador
When the earthquake destroyed Zacatecoluca the community moved with the first candidate in San Salvador; There they opened a nursery where she worked for some time, school that was closed in order to strengthen the work of Sonsonate, where, in 1933, the College opened The Santísima Trinidad. This work can be considered as the parent company of Central America. This College had the first Oblate vocations. The early years were really difficult but nevertheless went ahead with the grace of God and the true spirit of sacrifice and love.
The sisters devoted themselves to difficult, but always sweet, which is one of the largest and most important their purposes: education and education of youth and childhood.