AUGUSTINIANS OF THE MERCY OF JESUS - Monastère de l'Immaculée Conception

Service times

  • Masses :
    • Sunday: 10:00am
    • Week days: 7:00am et 11:00am
  • Offices :
    • Every days :
      • 6:35am : Morning Prayer (Sunday: 9:00)
      • 1:10pm : Heure médiane (en communauté)
      • 6:00pm : Adoration (les mardis - jeudis - dimanches)
      • 6:30pm : Evening Prayer
      • 8:35pm : Complies 
  • As well as... :
    • 1st Friday : Adoration - from 7:45am to 6:30pm
    • Office of Readings : on Saturday and the day before the solemnities.

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Fields of action

  • Training (Centre de formation St Michel) :
    • paramedical training - nursing school
    • on going formation of health professionals;
  • Hospitality (Hôtellerie Ste Thérèse )
    • Individual retreats, holidays and healing or quiet stays for students in revision.
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A little history...

  • 1635: Foundation in Vannes, at the request of the Bishop to treat the sick of St Nicholas Hospital.
  • 1789 - the French Revolution: expulsion of the sisters, arrest and imprisonment of those who fled to Questembert.
  • 1803: recall of 7 Augustinian sisters by the Municipality of Vannes. Installation at the Petit Convent.
  • 1866: They are again expelled from Vannes and settle in Malestroit.
  • War 14-18: The sisters welcome the wounded. A military infirmary is organized and a small clinic is born in 1918.
  • 1928: Under the leadership of a 28-year-old Sr. Yvonne Aimée de Jésus, a modern clinic is built.
  • War 39-15: the sisters welcome resistance, wounded, hide escaped prisoners taking great risks.
  • 1946: Mother Yvonne-Aimée is elected 1st Superior General of the Federation of Augustinians of France, England and Africa.
  • 1990-2000: Opening of a training center for health-care assistants in Malestroit and a Home Hospital in Angers.
  • 2003-2019: The project of establishment of the Clinic turned towards geriatric medicine, rehabilitation, palliative care brings a new breath to the hospital work in Malestroit.