Our New Healing Mission to the Philippines – Join Us!
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Land Area: 115,124 Square Miles
Population (2007 Est.): 91,077287
Languages: Filipino (based on Tagalog); English; Eight Major Dialects
Religions: Roman Catholic 81%
Literacy Rate: 96% (2003 est.)
Agriculture: Sugarcane, coconuts, rice, corn, bananas, cassavas,pineapples, mangoes, pork, eggs, fish, and beef.
Labor Force: 36.22 million; agriculture 35%, industry 15%, services 50%
Natural resources: timber, petroleum, nickel, cobalt, silver, gold, salt, copper.
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Franciscan Sisters of the Poor Foundation
708 Third Avenue,
New York, NY 10017
The City of Dumaguete is a city in the Philippine province of Negros Oriental (the southeastern part of Negros, near the province of Cebu). The city is nickmamed ‘The City of Gentle People’ and has seven universities and colleges. Read more about Dumaguete City.
We ask for your prayers and support! We invite our dear friends and collaborators to pray along with our Sisters and Associates in the spirit of the words of our own Mother Frances:
Good and Gracious God, we ask that your blessing be upon us as a Congregation and on our pioneer Sisters who venture forth to serve the people of Dumaguete City in the Philippines.
United in Jesus, St. Francis and Blessed Frances Schervier,