According to a search of  the English international websites of some of the branches of the Vincentian Family in Japan the Daughters of Charity and the Congregation of the Mission have houses in Kobe City, Japan.

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  • Daughters of Charity Provincial House in Kobe-Shi, Hyogo-Ken is well south of the earthquake and tsunami. There are currently 8 communities and some 75 Daughters working in this province.
  • The Congregation of the MIssion has a house in Kobe City.
  • The Society of St. VIncent dePaul is part of it East Asia territory and there seems to be no further information available in English


  • What emotions and thoughts does the suddenness of such a tragedy trigger?



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