Sisters of Saint Joseph -(Concordia)

Founded at Newton, Kansas in 1883 as a mission from the Rochester community. Mother-house established at Concordia in 1884 by Mother Mary Stanislaus Leary, assisted by members of the Erie community. The congregation manages a college for women, academies, high and grade schools, hospitals, a sanitarium, training schools for nurses, an orphanage, and a home for the aged, in the Archdiocese of Chicago, and the dioceses of Concordia, El Paso, Grand Island, Kansas City, Leavenworth, Marquette, and Rockford. The mother-house is at Concordia.

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