The Servants of Charity - Founded by Father Louis Gaunella]

Religious Communities


Guided by the Lord and invited by the local Church, the Servants of Charity started their presence in the Philippines in June 1989.  While getting acquainted with the socio-cultural, ecclesial situation of their new land, the first Servants of Charity found their way to Pinkian, a poor urban community located near Quezon City.

Albay Province

Legazpi City

  • Harong Kan Sagrada Familia (House of the Holy Family)
    Tel: 0063/52/8201437

    The House of the Holy Family opened in 1997 to serve indigent children and the sick and disabled people of Albay Province.  It provides a residential facility for persons with disabilities along with a nutrition program for children, medical treatment for the sick, and special education. 

Quezon City

  • Servants of Charity House of Formation
    Tel: 0063/2/9315549

    Servants of Charity House of Formation opened in 1993 and serves as the Mother House in the Philippines and a formation center for young people who feel the call to become Guanellian priests and brothers. 
  • Guanella Center
    A newly completed one story building in the Philippines.Tel: 0063/2/4568550

    Guanella Center serves as a school and a shelter for hundreds of needy people with disabilities.  Services include development and rehabilitation programs, physical and occupational therapy, medical and legal assistance, job placement assistance, and special catechesis. A new shelter home was added in 2010 to accomodate those who need full time care.