Cottolengo communities


On the list of those communities founded in the spirit of St Vincent de Paul are the Cottolengo communities. They have Fathers, Brothers, Apostolic Sisters, and Contemplative nuns.

St. Joseph Benedict Cottolengo was credited with founding 14 religious communities in his day, one of which was the “Monastery of Suffrages” which offered all of their prayers and penance for the relief of the Poor Souls.

Here is the link for the communities in Africa:

Main Cottolengo site:

Marian Center School, Florida:


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