Our Internationality

intmin_leadershipWe are part of an international congregation of approximately 640 Roman Catholic women (Sisters) founded in Germany in 1851. The founding Motherhouse and General Administration offices are located in Dernbach, Germany.


The American Province consists of US and Mexico. In addition, Poor Handmaids also minister in the following countries: Brazil, England, Germany, India, Kenya, Netherlands, & Nigeria.

Learn more at the PHJC Generalate website, http://generalate.phjc.org