Sisters of the Holy Cross founded in 1841. In 1843 established their first American foundation, at Notre Dame, Indiana, established hospitals, orphanages and schools 2. School Sister of St. Francis founded in 1874. Ministering care for the sick and the education of youth, the new American Congregation flourished and spread.
Sisters of Charity of Nevers Saint Bernadette's The Sisters of Charity of Nevers are best known for Sister Bernadette Soubirous, of Lourdes, France. 2. Sisters of the Third Order of St. Dominic (Amityville) On September 2, 1853, led by Mother Joseph, four Sisters of St. Dominic from the Holy Cross Convent in Ratisbon, Bavaria came to the city of Brooklyn. They began their work of education in Holy Trinity Parish, Brooklyn and can now be found in numerous missions in New York and Puerto…
1 . School Sisters of Notre Dame founded in 1847, . Dedicating themselves to the sanctification of the children entrusted to their charge, they have four Provinces spread throughout the United States and into Canada. 2. Dominican Sisters of Adrian (Adrian, Michigan) They can trace their ancestry back to the thirteenth century at Holy Cross Convent, Ratisbon, Bavaria. Their ministry includes the education of youth, care of the sick, and providing missions and social services.
Sister Helena Burns This Archives photograph shows Sister Helena Burns. Sister Helena was a sister-nurse during the Civil War. Sister Helena was born Aug. 6, 1831, and entered the Congregation in 1847. She died Dec. 22, 1913.