SISTERS OF CHARITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (1866), TEXAS

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The Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, in its proper sense, dates from the year 1866, but in the prophetic views of the venerated Jeanne Chezard de Matel,  who founded the cloistered Order of the Incarnate Word and the Blessed Sacrament in 1633, this branch already existed. The Incarnate Word wished, [Read More...]

Protestant Minister Pays Tribute to Catholic Nun Nurses in the Civil War

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Catholic Sisters. A Minister’s Tribute to Their Work in the Civil War. As chaplain of the United States flagship Lancaster, stationed in the Harbor of Key West, I visited the hospitals to which the sick and wounded men were sent from both army and navy. At the beginning of hostilities the Convent of Mary Immaculate [Read More...]

The Good Shepherd Sisters, Buffalo, New York, 1914

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Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of Refuge (Good Shepherd) (Introduced into America, 1855) This order dates its beginning nearly three centuries back and was founded by a zealous missionary priest, the Blessed John Eudes, also founder of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary, or Eudist Fathers. Its object and work are identical with all [Read More...]


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