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Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco (F.M.A.)

Also known as: Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (English) / Don-Bosco-Schwestern (Deutsch) / Instituto de las Hijas de María Auxiliadora (español) / Figlie di Maria Ausiliatrice (Italiano) / Zgromadzenie Córek Maryi Wspomożycielki Wiernych (polski) / Filhas de Maria Auxiliadora (Português) / 聖母進教之佑孝女會 (母佑會) (正體中文) / サレジアン・シスターズ (日本語) / Congregatio Filiarum Mariæ Auxiliatricis (latine)

Type: Centralized Religious Institute of Consecrated Life of Pontifical Right (for Women)

Depends on: Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

Statistics: 23 houses, 145 members (2018)

Address: Via dell'Ateneo Salesiano, 81, 00139 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.87.27.41

Website: Link

History

Churches


Superiors

Superior General:FranceSr. Yvonne Reungoat, F.M.A. (76) (2008 – ...)
Superior General:ItalySr. Antonia Colombo, F.M.A. (1996 – 2008)
Superior General:ItalySr. Marinella Castagno, F.M.A. (1984 – 1996)
Superior General:ItalySr. Rosetta Marchese, F.M.A. (1981 – 1984)
Superior General:ItalySr. Ersilla Canta, F.M.A. (1969 – 1981)
Superior General:ItalySr. Angela Vespa, F.M.A. (1958 – 1969)
Superior General:ItalySr. Ermelinda Lucotti, F.M.A. (1943 – 1957)
Superior General:ItalySr. Luisa Vaschetti, F.M.A. (1924 – 1943)
Superior General:ItalySr. Caterina Daghero, F.M.A. (1881 – 1924)
Superior General:ItalySaint Sr. Maria Domenica Mazzarello, F.M.A. (1872 – 1881.05.14)
Founder:ItalySaint Sr. Maria Domenica Mazzarello, F.M.A. (1872)

Other Present Prelates (2)

ItalySr. Giuseppina Del Core, F.M.A. (67), President of Pontifical Faculty of Education Sciences (Auxilium)

ItalySr. Alessandra Smerilli, F.M.A. (46), Undersecretary of Faith and Development Section of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development


Saints (1 saint, 6 blesseds)

1881: ItalySaint Maria Domenica Mazzarello, religious

1977: NicaraguaBlessed María Romero Meneses, religious

1969: ItalyBlessed Maria Troncatti, religious

1936: SpainBlessed María del Carmen Moreno Benítez, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed María Amparo Carbonell Muñoz, religious and martyr

1935: SpainBlessed Eusebia Palomino Yenes, religious

1908: ItalyBlessed Maddalena Caterina Morano, religious


Other Former Prelates (3)

>2011: ItalySr. Enrica Rosanna, F.M.A., Undersecretary of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

>2010: TaiwanSr. Ausilia Chang Hiang-Chu, F.M.A., President of Pontifical Faculty of Education Sciences (Auxilium)

>2004: ItalySr. Bianca Torazza, F.M.A., President of Pontifical Faculty of Education Sciences (Auxilium)


as of 2021.06.05

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