INTRODUCTION
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The Congregation of Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross was founded in 1856. After forty long years of journey it has obtained Papal Approbation in 1897. Present Mother House is situated at Ingenbohl, Brunnen, Switzerland.

The Congregation follows the Rule & Constitution of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Assisi.

SCSC: (SURORUM CARITATIS SANCTAE CRUCIS)

Special Feasts:

St. Francis of Assisi04 October
St. Elizabeth of Hungary 17 November
Exaltation of the Holy Cross14 September (Feast of the Congregation)
Immaculate Conception of Bl. Virgin Mary08 December
Fr. Theodosius Florentini, OFM. Cap.15 February (Death Anniversary)
Bl. Mother Maria Theresa Scherer 16 June(Death Anniversary)
Bl. Sr. Ulrika Nisch08 May (Death Anniversary)
Bl. Sr. Zdenka Schelingova31 July (Death Anniversary)