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


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


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...]

Nuns in the Spanish-American War


THE NUN IN THE WAR The Rev. A.J. Bader Tells of the Good Work Accomplished by the Catholic Sisters. The Brooklyn Eagle, May 20, 1899, 16.   The Queens’ Daughters of St. Mary’s Maternity held their last meeting for the season yesterday afternoon at the institution, 155 Dean street, and as the occasion was entirely [Read More...]