Abstracts from THE MALTESE MISSIONARY EXPERIENCE – 19
By Fr John Caruana
Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM)
The first appeal for the FMM sisters in Egypt was in 1924 by Fr Samuel Strobbe, a Franciscan from Belgium. The owners of a Franco-Belgian refinery in Armant, Egypt wanted the nuns to open a school for the families of the workers. Two years later, a dispensary and a convent were inaugurated. The nuns ran a kindergarten and taught catechism until 1959 when the kindergarten closed down.
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