Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

A congregation begun in 1831 by five women in Dublin, Ireland, and established in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1833 by Father T. Donoghoe, who is regarded as the founder. Their work is educational. The congregation has schools, academies, and colleges, all in the United States. The mother-house is in Dubuque, Iowa. They maintain a web site.

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