Mission Work: Brazil 

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Our mission in Brazil was founded in response to the call made by Pope John XXIII for religious communities to establish missions in South America. In 1964, Mother Agnes Cecilia Troy sent five Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester to Mateira and São Simão, Brazil.

Today there are nine Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester in Brazil. They are educators, healthcare providers, counselors, and pastoral agents. Since their arrival in Brazil, our Sisters have strived to walk with the people they serve – understanding that we have as much to receive, as we have to give.

The Sisters in Brazil have a website in Portuguese. To learn more, please go to isjrochester.com.br.

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