Timor Leste

Brief history of The Province:

Canossian Mission in Timor Leste started: in 1879

The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste is a country in Maritime Southeast Asia. It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecusse, an exclave on the northwestern side of the island surrounded by Indonesian West TimorAustralia is the country’s southern neighbor, separated by the Timor Sea. The country’s size is about 15,007 km2 (5,794 sq. mi)

From 13 District the Canossian Sisters present in – 10 District in 3 Diocese 

  1. Dili : 8 Communities – 74 Sisters
  2. Baucau : 6 Communities – 37 Sisters
  3. Maliana : 4 Communities – 19 Sisters 

Sisters physically present in the Province as of September 30, 2019 are:  134 Persons 

The list according to Color as follows: 

  • Blue : 1
  • Lilac : 5
  • Yellow : 7
  • Pink : 23
  • Orange : 44
  • Green : 37
  • White : 17

Perpetually Professed : 117 Persons 

Junior Sisters : 17 Persons 

Ad-Gentes : 5

Temporary Service : 8

Types of Community: 

    • Regular : 11 Communities
    • Big : 3   Communities
    • Medium : 4   Communities
  • Total : 18 Communities

Ministries 

The main ministries of Canossian Sisters in Timor Leste:

  • Education (Formal-non formal)
  • Evangelization,
  • Pastoral care for the Sick.

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