The Company of Our Lady Mary

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The Company of Our Lady Mary [1]
Abbreviation O.D.N
Formation 7 April 1607; 407 years ago (1607-04-07)
Type Roman Catholic religious order
Location
  • Rome, Italy
Superior general of the Company of Our Lady Mary Beatriz Acosta Mesa
Key people Jeanne de Lestonnac-founder
Website Lestonnac.org/inicials/index_en.php

The Company of Our Lady Mary is a Christian female religious order that follows the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church founded by Jeanne de Lestonnac in 1607. The order's mission is education, focussed on the person in all their uniqueness. Over 400 teaching centres across the world, ranging from nurseries to university colleges and hospitals, were founded by the order. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Novedades". Lestonnac.org. 2009-05-09. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Cardinal celebrates 400 years of the Company of Mary Our Lady | Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster". Rcdow.org.uk. Retrieved 2012-09-28.