Casa Maria Reina
The March 18, 1990 this work is founded by the Franciscan priest R.P. Carroll Villavicencio and the authorization of immemorial Archbishop of Maracaibo. Domingo Roa Pèrez. This Franciscan priest made a donation of land and a small house and a chapel where he celebrated the Eucharist on Sundays to people nearby. The desire of this priest was see flourish in that place a work of evangelization.
In 1992 with much sacrifice opened an educational centre with the poor children of the population "Los Pinos". It started with kindergarten, later continued with the primary school and then at the end with the third cycle.
Currently the College has been affiliated with the Venezuelan Association of Catholic education (AVEC) so is an institution subsidized by the Ministry of education, where parents pay only a low amount and you can offer a qualified education to children and poor girls.
The educational offer today is to offer a complete education where the religious and concern of teachers is to provide an education according to the needs of the world and of the problems that currently lives on Venezuela, where technological and scientific development must be fortified next to a formation of moral values, ethics and spirituality according to the spirituality of the Congregation.
Religious work in the training of teachers and school parents. Make frequent days with their own issues.
Collaborate in the pre-boot sacramental catechesis, make visits to households and bring communion to the sick and the elderly. Promote also appeal to Children, training of missionaries and Lay Oblates to divine love, they make frequent rallies to do Eucharistic adoration, pray and meditate the word of God and know the writings of M.M.D. C.
Within the annual programming promotes the pastoral vocation doing, so how do you in all institutions, the Oblate week, dedicated to studying and promoting the Oblate Charism.
Maracaibo, Estado Zulia,
Tel. casa (0058261) 7913029
Tel fax (0058261) 7358541
Casa Santa Rita
This work is founded on July 27, 1986. The community works with the Santa Rita parish; the parish is located in Barrio Nuevo Día but is enlarged to 10 nearby populations. It's a very complicated why is composed mostly by immigrants and is a parish very peculiar. Is managed of the nuns for lack of priests.
They offer courses on electricity, Commerce and other specialities; This Center is managed financially by the Association to promote popular education (A.P.E.P.), you receive more or less 500 children per week, women religious benefit in addition to offer a strong religious education.
Are followed different groups that belong to the parish. Very carefully follow the formation of lay Oblates to the divine love and youth, they make the Eucharistic adoration and a weekly meeting to deepen in the word of God and religious writings of Oblates.
The residence of the nuns was built in recent years, with many sacrifices, but today is also a place to accommodate so many people in need. For many years working with the help of other parishes a place where nuns sell clothes, shoes and other things at a very convenient price for poor people and with this it provides Religious and economic support of the parish.
Apdo 203 Zona 1010 Carmelitas
Caracas, Venezuela, S.A
Tel. (0058212) 8715880
Casa San José
Maracaibo, Estado Zulia,
Tel (0058261) 7314822
Tel fax (0058261) 7312821
Casa santisima Trinidad
Unidad educativa religiosas Oblates al Divino Amor
El Pao, San Félix, Estado Bolivar
Tel casa. (0058288) 2243203
Fax (0058288) 2243133
Col. (0058288) 2243034
Colegio Religiosas Oblatasa al Divino Amor
This work is founded on November 21, 1963. The desire of Cardenal Duque was that it was a residence for University girls, because in Bogota there were few and the girls were in need of protection.
The first is hosted by Religious communities of the presentation, which always will remember with profound gratitude.
A few days later he was offered a house owned by the Curia. The University residence is called "Domus Marie" and simultaneously opened a kindergarten.
The following year the nuns had to leave the House by mandate of the Curia, and so are rented two houses in order to continue with the apostolate started.
The problems never were not lacking, but in 1968 establishing the House as headquarters of the Domus Marie Regional Delegate.
In 1969 was purchased the property where he is currently the College, also have purchased other houses to expand the property.
Currently the educational offer includes Pre-k, K, preparatory, primary, III, awarded a cycle.
Religious care to provide qualified education in moral values and fortified.
To participate in the educational process assisted by religious teachers; they are also responsible for providing and broadcasts a Christian Catholic education according to the needs of today's world and the Oblate charism.
Religious work together with the entire educational community: pupils, students, parents and teachers, administrative staff and service. Working also with the formation of the Oblates to Laity Divino Amore, every week is a gathering to do Eucharistic adoration and hear the word of God and the writings of MMDC and so share with other people the richness of the Oblate charism.
Santafé de Bogotá, Colombia, S.A.
Tel. (00571) 2638658
Fax Col. (00571) 2631049
Casa Diomira Crispi
The work was done in the Parish School "Nuestra Señora de Chichinchirà".
Religious applied diligently in the work of the College that was only the first elementary, after secondary is opened. Religious also collaborated in the catechesis of children and adults, family visits and formed part of the parish and animation offered conferences and entertainment for children and adults, had a very wide range of work.
The House also was needed to accommodate the girls with vocational desire.
In 1992 the religious left parish work in College and even the House is closed.
It reopened again in 1999 under the name Casa Margarita Diomira as reception House for aspirants. The nuns also work as teachers in parochial School.
The religious community also works with the formation of Lay Oblates to divine love, they make a weekly gathering to do Eucharistic adoration and hear the word of God and the writings of MMDC and celebrate some propers of the Institute and the Church.
Diagonal 61 No. 42-09
Bo. Niquía Bello, Antioquia
Tel. (00574) 4815170
Casa Maria Immaculada
This work is founded on February 19, 1964. The works are begun in Mary Immaculate College, run by nuns. Working with the elementary and secondary education until Awarded; in 1968 come the first Secretaries and auxiliaries. That same year the directive is organized parents ' Association.
The sisters worked with true spirit of charity, sacrifice, dynamism and amiability and together with teachers and parents and so the College started its development.
The August 24, 1964 you buy the land where is the College that so passes to be owned by the Congregation.
From the beginning until 1966 the religious women lived in the old House, after this curial data are transferred to the school, including Policarpa Salavarrieta this run by nuns.
In 1973 after many sacrifices opened the residence of the nuns in their land.
Religious working in male college and directing youth groups and prayer.
The population was studying in school and College Polycarp Mary Immaculate was very poor, was opened a nutrition program with the help of the Colombian State, which offered milk and bread. It also participated in a program called tele-education, given by the Ministry of education, which is imparted to the lessons for television, for elementary school.
A few years later as the College as the school are entrusted to the State, due to the lack of religious personnel, but religious continue to date their service as a teacher in the College of education in the faith. Recently has built a new residence for women religious in the same property.
Working from a lot in training Lay Oblates to divine love, they come from, are religious adoration, meditate on the word of God and listen to some excerpts of the writings of MMDC.
Kra. 8ª. No.3.43 Barrio Bella Vista
Villa del Rosario, Norte de Santander
Casa San Jose’
After it was closed the House of evangelism of San Giovanni Evangelista in N.Y., turned out many alternatives to Foundation, and was accepted the offer of Fr. Jorge Charland in the Diocese of Worcester in 1988; the House is opened on September 29, 1988.
The Little religious Franciscain of Mary were the first benefactors, which not only offered the accommodation but also provided everything for the new House. Also collaborated in the House, as well as his father Jorge Charland and others of the apostolate of Worcester and Southbridge.
The sisters began their mission with the Hispanic community of St Paul's Cathedral (Worcester), Saint Mary (Southbridge) and St. Louis (Webster).
He nuns continue in other parishes, some of the earliest were left and new ones arrived. Religious sisters working in parishes in sacramental catechesis, in coordination of the prayer groups, in the animation of the Eucharistic celebrations, making visits to families and especially listening to people who need a Word and a gesture of friendliness and fellowship.
For many years working together with the Group of Oblates to Laity Divino Amore which frequently gather to do Eucharistic adoration and hear the word of God and the writings of Mother Margarita Diomira Crispi or just to celebrate their festivities of the Institute and to share moments of fraternity.
The chapel of San Jose House was rebuilt to open a space of evangelization to worshipers and adorers who want to do Adoration with SS.mo and stay in an atmosphere of silence and listening to the word of God and of Oblate spirituality.
Casa San José
Sisters Oblates to Divine Love
50 Moore Ave,
Worcester, MA. 01602
Tel (001508) 7973505
Casa Santa Maria Estrella del Mar
Opens the August 16, 1995. It was from the outset a religious need of Worcester has another oblate religious House in the same country and thus be able to have moments of meetings, fraternities and to celebrate their festivals and activities of the Congregation. And with this purpose is opened this home.
The first meeting was with Fr. Robert Washabaugh and he has made contact with the nuns in charge of Hispanic community of Norwich and New London and after a few meetings and visits the new mission is accepted.
The first House was next to the Cathedral of San Patricio and the seat of Bishop Mons. Daniel Hart, so the House was owned by the Episcopal Curia, but the community was paying a monthly fee to rent it.
Women religious in Hispanic Ministry working with migrants in countries from Latin America, the Caribbean and Puerto Rico. Missionary work within these communities is very broad and complex. The specific work that makes every single religious group in the parish which is animate the Eucharist, coordinate and train catechists, carrying forward the catechesis for first communion and Confirmation and catechesis for adults, coordinate the readers, Eucharistic Ministers. They also make the animation to different groups of the parish, the charismatic Renewal and the Catechumens. Visiting families, hospitals and prisons for women.
In 1999 was then purchased a home in another place in the same city, where he is currently the community.
Casa Santa María Estrella del Mar
Sisters Oblates to Divine Love
28 River Avenue,
Norwich, CT 06360
College Nuestra Senora de Lourdes
In the year 1965 the first sisters arrived to Panama, thanks to the help of the Brothers of the Salle that profusely offered a house and all they need meanwhile they arranged and opened the first work.
In the April 18 of the 1966 the nursery school and the elementary school opened . From the first moment counted on a Chaplain, a Jesuit priest.
From the beginning the sisters furnished to the pupils education in the moral and spirituals virtues, also to offer them an solid academic education according to the needs of the society and of the actual moment.
In 1974 the authorization to build the College are asked in a property that they bought in Villa Zaita. With the help of the parents and of the consent of the Mother of May got off to the construction of the actual College Nuestra Señora de Lourdes.
It was builded for phases and year by year the sisters, with sacrifice spirit continue to offer to children and to young people a building more modern and comfortable .
Today it is a most qualified Institutions, not only in the academic and scientific education but also in the cultural education . The sisters, together the teachers offer to the girl student the opportunity to participate to the events that achieve in the cultural, sports, scientific, academic aspect.
The ex boy students and girls students are much near and they participate to the cultural and religious events that are organized by the College.
The educational offering starts from the nursery school to the Baccalaureate.
They works in integrated way with the parents, whom form a committee of the Parents with whom are organized much cultural and religious events.
The sisters collaborate with the parish, offering the catechesis of the sacraments for the Holy Communion and the Confirmation . They offer a catechesis to the couples without the sacrament of the marriage. The spiritual education has been one of the worries of the sisters, the sisters compensate for the needs and the empty that is to the centre of the families.
As it is usually, in all our work and in above all in the educational works, every Thursday we do the Eucharistic Adoration and every months all the pupils participate actively to the Saint Eucharistic.
Colegio Nuestra Señora de Lourdes
Calle San Agustín
Villa Zaita, Las Cumbres
El Dorado, Panamá, Rep. Panamá
Tel. (00507) 2310389
Tel. (00507) 2372531
Tel. (00507) 2374169
Fax (00507) 2313134
College San Ignacio De Loyola
This work is canonically erected on July 28, 1974 by Ecc.mo Mons. Marcos McGrath, Archbishop of Panama under the name casa Maria Inmacolata.
It began as a work of evangelization in the parish to which he belonged. From the very beginning has made an agreement between the Archdiocese of Panama and the Vicariate of Penonomé that PENONOME religiose worked in parish Ministry, administration of the Paul VI Center under the guidance of the Episcopal vicar and also in catechesis. The family visits were religious and carried a message of the Gospel to all the people who needed to listen and help. The parish offered a salary for women religious.
Then, work in the field of evangelization was very large, so the girls arrived with concern of vocations and the House was opened as a shelter for the aspirants.
In 1999 it opened in the same premises the Collegio San Ignacio de Loyola, started a nursery and then later formed up to now the elementary school.
Currently the educational offer is given from preschool to sixth grade. He placed the building according to the requirements, and so religious teachers provide collection offer a qualified education in academic, moral, spiritual and scientific.
Religious form in Oblate spirituality teachers and so together the Committee of parents realize many cultural and religious events.
The religious community continues his service in the parish evangelization and works in training Lay Oblates to divine love. Every week is a gathering to do Eucharistic adoration and hear the word of God and the writings of Mother Margarita Diomira Crispi.
Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola
Apdo 4, Penonomé
Provincia de Coclé, Panamá
Tel. (00507) 9979520
Casa Santa Margarita
Mary Immaculate Province Headquarters
This home has been Costa Rica's first work, was erected on April 22, 1944 with the approval of Ecc.mo Mons. Victor Sanabria, Archbishop of San Jose. This House was donated by Sig.na Carolina Dent, very fervent and apostle of the devotion of the sacred heart. It's a House dedicated to the most sacred worship. Sacramento, which remains exposed all day long.
The construction of the current chapel was made with the approval of the June 18, 1971 Ecc.mo Mons. Carlos Humberto Rodríguez Quirós, Archbishop of San Jose.
By 1944 works in this House the Association of worship and adoration, and repairing of the Eucharistic heart of Jesus, are a lot of people who come to this Chapel to be with Jesus. Each month participate in the Holy Mass and then gather to share tea or coffee together, as do the Group of Lay Oblates to divine love.
The chapel celebrates mass every day in the morning and then continue the worship, until the afternoon, Saturday also is nocturnal.
This home operates as Provincial Headquarters and also as a House of formation. For some years was also the novitiate until 1990 with its own Department, today in its place is the novitiate and in other Department the junior novitiate and then the seat of the Professed.
For many years he was also a center of vocation promotion.
In this House lived the mother Maria Catherina of may until his death in 1991 with fame of Holiness. Still has not begun his beatification process. Her room is a place of prayer is has built a museum to collect and preserve the relics.
This home is a social work, it helps persons in need who come to ask for something to eat and it also works for a long time with the pastoral care for people with AIDS.
Casa Santa Margarita
San José, Costa Rica, C.A.
Tel (00506) 22217713
Fax (00506) 22576160
Casa Diomira Crispi
This home is built on February 20, 1987 as "Juniorado". It is a House that was donated by the family Obese de Mendiola, to worship with the Blessed Sacrament exposed. In 1995 this stage of education is then transferred to the House of spirituality Maria Catherina, Moravia.
The work of this special work stronger and has been collaborating with the chapel of Archbishop's House, daily Eucharistic Jesus was exposed and the sisters were always available, to accommodate people who wanted a pause for silent prayer, and for the care of the Chapel itself. Finally, this Chapel is closed and the nuns keep to make a beautiful apostolate in this place.
Today it is converted mostly into Centre for training of Lay Oblates to divine love, of the Apostles of Jesus and Mary, for Catechesis of Christian initiation, baptism and first communion. There is also a work of Spiritual Advice to those people who need a word of comfort and help.
Also working in religious Metropolitan Cathedral, where participating in the liturgical and animation as extraordinary Ministers of communion.
The House has always played the House of reception for the relatives and religious women. It also cooperates with the Vocational Pastoral, providing shelter to girls with vocational restlessness. The community is proposed to be an example for vocations with the witness, prayer and the spirit of service.
Casa Diomira Crispi
Costado Sur del Banco Popular
Ave. No. 4 entre calle 1 y 3
San José, Costa Rica, CA
Tel. (00506) 22210541
Casa de espiritualidad Maria Caterina di Maggio
This House was built as the Novitiate House August 6, 1956 with consent of Ecc.mo Mons. Rubén Odio Herrera, Archbishop of San José until 1973, with the name of "Holy Trinity". The novitiate was a place conducive to prayer. The Capella was a very nice place where many women have made their religious profession.
Meanwhile opened an elementary school in one of the premises next to the House. Educational offerings from nursery school up to the sixth grade. This work was assisted by the religious education and novices to this House. Then after a few years, this school was closed, and remained the religious community.
Then in 1997 the building of Noviciate and other parts are restored with the financial help of Mr r Antonio Obese de Mendiola. The new opera is reopened under the name House of Spirituality "Maria Caterina Di Maggio".
It was intended for the reception of groups of parishes that want to do retreats and spiritual gatherings and even priests who want a quiet space for prayer.
Today in this House are rather meetings of the Institute, especially the provincial assemblies and the provincial chapters and even some general assemblies.
From 2003 to 2006 was also Provincial headquarters. Even in this House is the Juniorate.
Casa Espiritualidad “ Maria Caterina Di Maggio”
Contiguo al St. Francio, Res. Los Colegios
Moravia, San José, Costa Rica, C.A.
Tel. (00506) 22362992
Tel (00506) 22405924
Noviciado Santisima Trinidad
From Casa Santa Margarita where the Novitiate was moved to this new location.
In 1989 is over the construction of the novitiate and then in 1990 is canonically erected. This House was built with the financial assistance of Mr. Antonio Obese De Mendiola, on behalf of his brother Manuel obese.
It is built on the same land where lies the House of spirituality Maria Catherine may, but is handled separately, with another community.
The most important work is the training of the novices, this House was built with the purpose of being a space conducive to study, and especially for the prayer and silence, very important to listen to God.
In this House there is a chapel of adoration from the outset and was visited by many people who are very early in the morning to attend mass and then remain in adoration.
From the year 1991 was founded the Group of Worshipers and Adorers and Repairing of the Eucharistic heart of Jesus, and was established also a numerous group of Oblates to Laity divine love.
Every week make a gathering to pray and listen to God's Word and study some of the writings of Mother Margaret Diomira Crispi. Make social apostolate also in hospitals and other places as extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist and how propagatrici of the charism and spirituality of MMDC.
Noviciado Santísima Trinidad
Costado Norte del Colegio Sant Francis
Residencial Los Colegios
Moravia, San José, Costa Rica C.A.
Tel. (00506) 22359020
Casa Maria Inmaculada
This work opens the March 3, 1958, for requests for religious Conventual Franciscans. The place was a religious community working in the education of the children of persons who belonged to the United Fruit Company. The Foundation is allowed with the consent of the mother Margarita Diomira and Mons. Delfín Quesada. The home and the school San Francisco were owned by the Company. Then this school was left to the State.
In 1962 founded the Central School San José, where he works until today.
The work in the early years did not consist only in educational work. He worked also in catechesis and in mission. Along with the friars were visits to nearby populations and thus they carried forward the evangelisation in an area where few people still Catholic.
When the United Fruit Company left the area, the middle school she was entrusted to the Nuns but as State property. Then even the Franciscan monks leave the parish and is entrusted to the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Isidro del General.
Currently the only religious work in Central San José School and collaborates with the parish.
The school's educational offer ranges from the sixth maternal elementary. It's always been a high-quality educational institution, where the strongest of religious concern is evangelize all those family who entrusted children in their hands. The suoiuoi programs are directed to the formation of moral and spiritual values. Today the need stronger women religious is to restructure the building to continue in service to the Church and the State.
The current residence of the nuns was built in 1997 with the financial help of ADVENIAT, the same place where the old House.
For several years he trained also in this site the Oblates to Laity group Divino Amore, every week they do Eucharistic adoration and also meet to learn and live the Oblate spirituality.
Casa María Inmaculada
Apdo 49, Golfito , Puntarenas, Costa Rica, C.A.
Tel. Fax (00506) 27750067
Tel Esc. (00506) 27750083
Collegio La Asunciòn
San Isidro del General
The February 25, 1951 is initiated this work very educational and evangelizing you want from Ecc.mo Mons. Victor Sanabria Martínez, Archbishop of San José. Had been his ardent aspiration and the Lord granted him to see her before his death.
It was a work of true mission in the midst of a population that began its development.
The College began in a small House that was not religious properties, then with much sacrifice you started construction of the College on a land donated by two generous neighbors. Then the local authority and other good people formed a Junta to cooperate with women religious in this matter. The aim was to provide an education to poor and needy people of that place.
But religious sacrifice also cooperated with parish work. There was everything to do: Pack and repairs of laundry, vestments, altars neatness and sacred vessels, etc. He worked also for the education of children, giving catechetical instruction and assisting other groups as the Legion of Mary.
The Colegio La Asunción had established starters with three sessions: kindergarten, elementary and first year first year secondary. Thus was formed the Kindergarten, Elementary and Awarded. And then also a trading session.
In 1959, is closed but remains the maternal and elementary. In 1994 is reopened again. For some years remained in the same building where now stands the school La Asunción and even beside the residence of the nuns. With many sacrifices and commitment of parents ' religious and then built the present Colegio La Asunción in another land purchased for this purpose.
Today the school as the College offer a quality education. Its educational offer ranges from Kindergarten to sixth grade. In the College III and diversified education cycle.
He nuns continue to offer their service in the formation of catechists, Eucharistic animation in the Cathedral, and the formation of lay Oblates to divine love.
Colegio La Asunción
300 mts Norte de Cabletica
Barrio La Pradera
San Isidro de El General, Pérez Zeledón,
San José, Costa Rica C.A.
Fax (00506) 27718311
Escuela La Asunción
300 sur Parque Central, frente a COOPEAGRE
San José, Costa Rica C.A.
Tel.fax (00506) 27710316
Casa La Asunción
San Isidro de El General, Pérez Zeledón
San José, Costa Rica C.A.
Tel. (00506) 27711165
Colegio Sagrado Corazon
This work began in 1945 with the permission of Ecc.mo. Victor Sanabria in the premises of Casa Santa Margarita with the early years of Elementary School and the courses of commercial Secretariat, while maintaining their own building elsewhere in the city. After the first part, the College moved exactly in May 1948; This inauguration took his mother Margarita Diomira. This is the date on which it was erected canonically.
The land where he built the College was donated by Sig.na Carolina worthwhile Dent, along with a donation to 50.000.00 col. in cash. The site is located in Barrio González Lahman, behind which he later built the current votive Temple to the sacred heart.
The College soon began its development, it was necessary that some religious of El Salvador were to work as teachers. Our first religious, especially the mother of May and Mother Alvarez made many sacrifices to convert this educational institution in one of the most prestigious. The students were internal, internal and external seeds.
The aim was to provide an education and education founded in the spirit of love and reparation to the sacred heart, this spirituality was heavily edited in the students and their parents and still keeps the same purpose.
Currently the College offers a quality education, the building was renovated according to the current needs of the education and society. Today the offer starts from Kindergarten until Awarded. It is from several years that is mixed before was a women's Institute, today we also accept men.
Women religious are cared for form values in teachers according to the Oblate charism and spirituality and even parents, with whom programming cultural and spiritual events.
In 1988 it was constructed the residence of the nuns. In the same year founded the Oblates to laity group Divino Amore, today the group keeps growing and with the desire to live the Oblate spirituality; make care of the religious group.
Colegio Sagrado Corazón
Barrio Francisco Peralta
San José, Costa Rica C.A.
Tel. Col. (00506) 22250029
Tel.Casa (00506) 22245480
Fax (00506) 22831839
Casa Madre del Bello Amor
Labrador de San Mateo
This House was opened in the year 1997. The purpose of the Foundation was the evangelization of people nearby. From the first beginning women religious in parish Ministry, collaborate in the formation of catechists and making visits to families and even giving a hand of help to the most needy and poor people.
Eccmo said Mons. José Rafael Barquero Arce, now Bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Alajuela to which belongs the House: "I ask God to bless this work and this House will radiate the love of God".
From the beginning, women religious have offered the House to do Eucharistic adoration to people, so was founded the Group of worshipers and adorers to SS.mo and the Group of lay Oblates to divine love.
For two years, is temporarily closed to reopen in 2005.
So far the religious continue to lend a hand of help to all the needs of the parish and to the material and spiritual needs of the people who ask them for advice or even just an amiable smile.
Casa Madre del Bello Amor
San Mateo, Labrador,
Alajuela, Costa Rica, C.A.
Tel. (00506) 6362573
This House, which belongs to the Diocese of Alajuela, is canonically erected on November 1, 2001. Opened as a retirement home for sick and elderly religious
The project is doing in that place a center of prayer and evangelization. The House currently has been restructured in a manner best suited to the purpose for which it was founded.
Religious work with the sacramental catechesis in the parish and other nearby churches and especially to those who belong. Particularly In the time of Holy week and Christmas are religious work of evangelization.
In the chapel of the House we celebrate the mass and Eucharistic adoration in special form every Thursday.
The religious women who need serenity are and in this beautiful place will find much peace and silence, very conducive to community meetings and retreats co-existence and fraternity.
175 mts. Escuela de Tacacorí
Alajuela , Costa Rica
Tel. (00506) 24424240