This Congregation was founded in Switzerland in the year 1856 by Fr. Theodosius Florentini OFM Cap. And Mother Maria Theresa Scherer. The members of this Congregation work in almost all the Continents- America (North & South), Africa, Europe and Asia.

The Motto of the Congregation is “The Need of the Time is the will of God”. The sisters started to function in India in the year 1894. Keeping the motto in mind the sisters have established centers in 18 states in India, responding to the invitations of different societies and organizations. They serve the Nation in various fields like : Formal and Non-Formal Education, Teachers Training, Nursing Training, Social work, Vocational Training Programmes, Hospitals, Care of the Old, Widows, Orphans etc. In all these the poor, oppressed and socially less privileged are given priority.

Prabhat Tara School, Muzaffarpur is owned by Bettiah Holy Cross Sisters Society Bettiah which is a registered society under the Societies Registration Act. 1960.


Prabhat Tara School, Muzaffarpur was started in 1950. It is established for the benefit of the Christians. But today we cater for others without any distinction of Caste and Creed