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)
|St. Francis of Assisi||04 October|
|St. Elizabeth of Hungary||17 November|
|Exaltation of the Holy Cross||14 September (Feast of the Congregation)|
|Immaculate Conception of Bl. Virgin Mary||08 December|
|Fr. Theodosius Florentini, OFM. Cap.||15 February (Death Anniversary)|
|Bl. Mother Maria Theresa Scherer||16 June(Death Anniversary)|
|Bl. Sr. Ulrika Nisch||08 May (Death Anniversary)|
|Bl. Sr. Zdenka Schelingova||31 July (Death Anniversary)|