Sisters of the Poor

of Saint Catherine of Siena

Sacred Heart of Jesus Province

Teresina - Brazil

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Madre Savina Petrilli, sends 6 Italian sisters for the mission in America, settled in Belém, capital of the State of Pará, in 1903, assisting children, young people, adults and the elderly.

Continuing the work of evangelization and human promotion, the Congregation maintains the North Brazilian Association of Education and Social Assistance – ANBEAS, which through its eleven (11) schools and its eight (8) social works, aims to serve people in situations of social vulnerability, offering their children basic education, social services and strengthening of bonds for children, adolescents and the elderly; initiatives for the productive inclusion of low-income families and the defence of rights and institutional assistance for children victims of violence and for the elderly. 

ANBEAS has expanded its operations in the north and northeast of Brazil, serving the states of Ceará, Maranhão, Pará, Paraíba, Piauí and the Federal District, distinguishing itself in the cities and territories in which it operates, for its excellence in services and formation based on Christian values. 

Provincial Government Brazil Norte

Sr. Lúcia Araújo


Sr. Amparo

I Councilor

Sr. Regiane

II Councilor

Sr. Raimunda

III Councilor

Sr. Socorro

IV Councilor

Sr. Lucia


Sr. Joana Dark

Administrative Management