Status: Pontifical Congregation

Founder: Fr. Theodosious Florentini and Bl. Maria Theresa Scherer

Founded on: 1856

Feast day: 14th Sept


Charism: To see the world as God’s creation and all persons as God’s image; to respect their dignity and support them

Main Apostolate: Education, Medical care.


Generalate address: Institute Ingenbohl, Lolsterstrasse 10
CH-6440 Brunnen, Switzerland.

Provincialate address: Holy Cross Provincial Residence
No. 1, Davis Road, St. Thomas Town,
Bangalore 560084


001 – Holy Cross Convent, Koodal Nagar, Madurai 625018,
Tamil Nadu. No. of members: 4

Institution attached

Working Women’s Hostel, No. of students: 59.