Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

A branch of the Sisters of Charity of Emmitsburg, Maryland, founded at Halifax in 1849, by several members of the New York foundation of that society. The education of the young and care of orphans and the sick constitlltes their purpose. The congregation manages orphanages, foundling asylums, hostels for young women, schools, hospitals, and a home for aged women, in Canada, Bermuda, and the United States. The mother-house is at Halifax.

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