About the Order
Camillus House is a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, which is an Order of the Catholic Church. It draws its inspiration from the life, example and teaching of its founder – St. John of God. The basis of his life, example and teaching was a deep sense of hospitality which opened him to every person he met and moved him to do everything in his power to help them in their needs. The Order, endeavoring to maintain, deepen and perpetuate this hospitality towards others as an integral part of the life of God’s people, carries out a wide range of health and social service activities in 52 countries on 5 continents. The membership of the Order consists of 1,099 Brothers who come from 51 countries. The Co-workers who partner with the Brothers in their activities number approximately 40,000.