1685 Franciscan Recollect Fathers Missionaries 1722 Capuchin Franciscan Fathers 1725 Jesuit Fathers/Brothers Currently ministering: 25 priests and 3 brothers in education, retreats, preaching 1727 Ursuline Sisters
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