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Casa Hogar Villa Francisco Javier Nuño y Guerrero, C. 1988.

Father Charles Murr surrounded by his kids and the Italian community of The Maestre Pie dell'Addolorata.

Know by many different names, such as: The Orphanage, The Mexican Orphanage, The Orphanage in Tepa, or by its proper name, Casa Hogar Villa Francisco Javier Nuño y Guerrero. The foundation established in 1979, for orphaned children in Tepatitlán, Jalisco, is better known to most, locally, nationally and internationally, as “El Orfanatorio del Padre Charlie.” In 1981 Father Murr accepted a request from the religious congreagation Maestre Pie dell'Addolorata to send four young Sisters to begin a mission in Mexico.

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