Heiligen Kreuz (Holy Cross)
Community ID
 
2578
 
Town
 
Mindelheim
 
Diocese
 
Augsburg
 
Modern Location
 
Mindelheim; in the governmental district of Schwabia; in the administrative district of Unterallgaeu.
 
Dedication
 
Holy Cross (since 1623)
 
Date Founded
 
1456
 
Date Terminated
 
continues
 
Religious Order
 
Franciscan tertiaries
 
Rule
 
Franciscan (third order of S. Francis)
 
Foundation Information
 

The convent was founded by Anna Kautin, Barbara Baderin, Elisabetha Deschlerin, Afra Wylerin, Anna Fingerlin and Anna Schneiderin (6 pious women).

 
Charitable/Work
 

The community provided help to the sick from 1834-1907.

 
Secondary Sources
 

SINNIGEN, P. Ansgar, Katholische Frauengenosenschaften Deutschlands, p. 168.
Bavaria Franciscana Antiqua II, p. 137.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
  
Date Started
 
1456
 
Length
 
605