The Congregation was founded by Fr. Arnold Janssen svd, with Blessed Maria and Mother Josepha on 8 December 1889, at Steyl, Holland.  Fr. Arnold was canonized on 5.11.2003.  Mother Maria was beatified on 7.5.1995.  The work of the Congregation is directed towards the propagation of the Faith in Non-Christian lands.  Its members are active in schools, hospitals, dispensaries, catechetical and social work – especially with battered women, orphans and street children, mentally retarded and physically handicapped, aged and AIDS patients – that form part of their apostolate.

Superior General

Congregazione Missionaria delle Serve dello Spirito Santo, Casa Generalizia, via Cassia 645, 00189 Rome, Italy Tel: 0039 06 332 56 61, 0039 06332 69 238 (P) Fax: 0039 06 332 52148

Provincial Superiors

Convent of the Holy Spirit, S.O.., P.O, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 560 076, Tel: 080-26583430, 26581978, Fax: 26581978,
E-mail: chs@bgl.vsnl.net.in
Cand 20, Nov 13, Pro 112

Holy Spirit Convent, P.B. 31, Cox Colony, Jharsuguda, Orissa 768 201, Tel: 06645-272061, 272051, Fax: 273408,
E-mail: flory2000@rediffmail.com/ passine@sancharnet.in.
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Holy Spirit Convent,  .B. 530, Indore,  .P., 452 001.  Tel: 0731-2877199, 2475511, Fax: 2446911,
E-mail: preethissps@yahoo.co.in
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Theirs is an international community of women, dedicated to the third person of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit.  They are called to form life-giving communities, to make known the liberating love of Christ and to reveal the feminine face of the Triune God to all peoples.  Their readiness to be sent other nations, cultures and faith is an essential characteristic of their vocation as S.Sp.S


Educational, Medical, Socio-Pastoral

Founded by: St.Arnold Janssen
Founded on: 8 December 1889
Feast of the Congregation: Pentecost Sunday.

Reference : The Catholic Directory of India 2005-06 For any corrections : cridelhi@gmail.com
“God raised Him as Leader and Saviour” Acts 5:31
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