About Us

The Institute of Salesian Missionaries of Mary Immaculate (SMMI), the missionary branch is born from the society of the Daughters of St. Francis De Sales.

This society was founded in Paris on 15 October 1872, by Fr. Henri Chaumont and Madam Carre De Malberg, to live and spread evangelical charity in the world. From the beginning of of the society, the founder had awakened among the members a deep missionary enthusiasm which expressed itself in a guild of fervent prayer on behalf of non Christian women.


Our Global Presence

Salesian Missionaries of Mary Immaculate (SMMI) is a Catholic Religious Congregation of Pontifical Right. The Generalate is situated in Paris, France. The Congregation has geographically spread over 22 countries.