We Passionista Sisters have a beautiful story to tell. Our origin is situated within a historical epoch where education, among needs, was the most urgent. Therefore,
We are born educators!
Maria Madalena Frescobaldi Capponi, born on November 11, 1771, founded the Congregation on March 15, 1815, in the city of Florence, Italy.
In keeping with the demands of his time, he welcomed in his palace the first young women from the poorer classes of Florentine society, the result of the then Napoleonic War.
It gave them adequate and compatible space for young people and adolescents excluded from families and society. Woman, mother, wife and grandmother, of deep human sensibility and experience of God has become equally educated exímea.
Her pedagogy, founded on goodness and firmness, was hauled in the "Memory of the Passion of Jesus and in the Sorrows of Our Lady", the highest expression of the love of God. This is the practice that permeates all our educational action to this day. As Sisters, we compose the Immaculate Heart of Mary Province, located in Curitiba, Paraná, educators of the Passionista Education Network.