Sisters of Compassion
The Daughters of Our Lady of Compassion, commonly known as the Sisters of Compassion, is a congregation founded in Hiruharama, Whanganui River, New Zealand in 1892 by Suzanne Aubert.
The Sisters and co-workers are committed to work together in a spirit of compassion, openness and integrity to meet the needs of the aged, the sick, the oppressed and powerless in our communities. Leadership Team
Wellington, Island Bay is the site of the Congregation Headquarters and Services, including a Child Care Centre and a small conference and retreat centre.
In Wellington's inner city, the Suzanne Aubert Compassion Centre operates a soup kitchen and visits people in need.
In the Upper Hutt the only affordable quality housing for the elderly is provided.
Homes of Compassion for the care of the disabled and elderly are situated at Heretaunga and Suva (Fiji).
The Sisters of Compassion work with people in Wellington, Wanganui, Jerusalem, Flaxmere, Wainuiomata, Upper Hutt, Wairoa, Auckland, Fiji, Tonga and Wagga Wagga (Australia). This entails social work, pastoral ministries, prison chaplaincies, education ministries and care of the elderly.