Claretian Missionary Sisters - Misioneras Claretianas

Welcome! ¡Bienvenidas! ¡Bienvenidos!

¡Entrad en nuestro nuevo portal!
Estamos felices de poder abrir la puerta y ofrecer un encuentro de FAMILIA.

Enter into our new site! We are very happy to open our "home" and offer a moment of encounter of our FAMILY.

Ongoing Formation

The Entities and communities are carrying out various activities all over the claretian world in the process of discernment as we are on the way of the Restructuring Project.

Here we share two recent experiences of African Delegation and of Formation Community in Indonesia.

The superiors, administrators of the African Delegation gathered to study the legal issues, implication of civil and canon law in the life of the communities in relationship to the customs and properties. In the second part of the session the sisters had their spiritual retreat - opportunity to deepen and strengthen in communion the spirituality and fraternity.

The community of Jogjakarta in Indonesia has their retreats pryogya2ogram to work on the importance of formation team working, sharing this experience both the community and formandies. Building up the community from the beginnings of the insertion in the community is basic for the claretian spirituality and misison.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014 18:14


New mission in Sri Lanka


On 8th of November 2014 we the Claretian Sisters in Sri Lanka started a new mission in the diocese of Chilaw, Parish Kotttapitiya. The blessing of the house, done by the Bishop Valence Mendis marked a joyful and historical moment for our Congregation extending our claretian presence and service for the evangelization. The people of Kottapitiya Parish and the Diocese of Chilaw expressed their support and help.

We felt the pastoral care of the Shepherd of the Diocese, the support of the Parish Priest and parishioners. The new community formed by sisters Thushari, Roshani and Robecca will attend the pastoral needs especially of the minorities and youth, in this coastal zone on the western side of the Island.

In the starting of the new mission the sisters from the first community in Colombo were present together with the Claretian fathers and other religious.

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III Conress on Education Claretian Family

Immagine1On 29th of September we have begun the III Congress of the Claretian Family Educators in Bangalore (India). There participate 93 people: Claretian Missionaries - fathers and sisters, Missionaries of Claretian Institution and lay claretians. With great joy Fr. James Kannanthamam, cmf teh Provintial of Bangalore has welcome all. We have begun presenting the process of the Congress. The reality of and the statistics of all the claretian schools in the world The coordinators of the continents have exposed the reality of each part and after that  Fr. Miguel Ángel Velasco, cmf Gneeral Prefect of Apostolate presented the introducing theme prepared with Ascencion Redondo our general Prefect of Apostolate: it was about the  inspiration of Claret, M. Paris and Fr Pujol in reference to the education. In the context of the Immagine2reality of India we refect and prospect on the managment and charismatic teams in our schools.

teh different experiences from all over the world presneted during sessions enrich and enlighten this research. From our claretian sisters' centers we are 11 lay collaborators and 8 sisters.  The Congress continues till October 5th.IMGP8584


Vocational response


The community of Mysore in India has celebrated the beginning of the Novitiate of Martina and Soranya the same day of the anniversary of the Foundation. Together with them the congregational community is renewed as they will be enriched by the fidelity of sisters growing as Apostles of the Gospel.

The community of Sri Lanka is glad to welcome new four postulants.  We are grateful to their families who have been generous offering their daughters for the service of the Lord and the Church in our Congregation. The Feast of the Birthday of Virgin Mary  we say with Her “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord” and thank God for all the wonderous works that she has done to  Shanthi, Dayola Vigini, and Jayanayagi. The community will make them easy the path to say “YES” always to follow the Lord in love.

We thank the Lord for the gift of vocation and perseverance and the sisters who were srilankadedicated to form them in the way of Lord.

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Anniversary Foundation


Today we celebrate the anniversary of the Foundation Decree of our Congregation. It happened on 25th of August 1855 in Santiago de  Cuba. 

In the Autobiography the Mother Foundress gives evidence of the immediate circumstances of the day the Founder, Archbishop Claret signed the Decree of the Foundation of our Institute. The itinerary described in paragraphs 174 to 225 of the Autobiography, reflects the framework of the talks and prayers of the Founders, but especially the docility of both to God's Will. It was not and easy common search of the "trace of God on His Work". She acknowledges this moments as paradigmatic: "I say this for those who may come, so that learn to hope in God against all hope." (Aut. MP 218)

Hope in God against all hope became a motto of the life of claretian sisters. In our days we need to renew this setpoint, as the experience of faith and Provindece of God, so that we can share it in our mission.

Happy Anniversary!


Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014 10:01


August 15th


In this chapel (of our Lady of Cloister – Cathedral of Tarragona) still today we claustro-tarragona-bisdo hear the words that sounded on the day of Assumption of Mary 1851: …

“...Cross the seas

Go to any part of the world

Without divisions among us…

Offering ourselves to God, ready to endure any work 

For the sake of love of Christ”. (Autobiography MAParis)

These are our beginnings, beginnings of shared determination, of the missionary community that was born and is being strengthened in the fidelity to God’s will.

Happy Feast day to all sisters and all those who share with us the missionary life!

Renewing with joy our commitment of following Jesus, let us pray for each other; let’s pray for the congregational journey of restructuration.

On this day our Foundress Antonia Paris gathered 4 girls with the readiness to leave the country and follow the way God has manifested them giving foundations to the new missionary religious community of claretian sisters.


Formation Juniors - Congo


As every year the Delegation of Africa, organizes sessions for the formation of junior sisters of this Entity. This year (July 17-20)  the topics were  about accompaniment. This workshop was participated by 15 sisters. They deepened the principals and the dynamics of personal accompaniment as a way to grow and become agent of collaboration and relationship in apostolic mission and build¡ng up communities as well.

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