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MEALS FOR THE POOR

MEALS FOR THE POOR

The Institute of the «Sisters of Charity of Saints B. Capitanio and V. Gerosa» - commonly known as «Suore di Maria Bambina» - was started on 21 November 1832 at Lovere, Bergamo, and was approved by the Holy See on 5 June 1840; it dedicated itself to charity, responding to the «great, extreme need» of a grave moment in the history of Italy.
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INSTITUTES FOR MINORS WITH PSYCHO-PHYSICAL AILMENTS

INSTITUTES FOR MINORS WITH PSYCHO-PHYSICAL AILMENTS

Besides young women in moral danger (cf. CF 1) and poor young girls without parents (cf. CF 4), the Institute «totally founded on charity» should devote itself to the relief of the poor sick as well, and especially to the care and the direction of Hospitals (CF 7): these are the sectors specifically included by Bartolomea among the particular types of active charity, that was so dear to her heart.
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