Sisters of Saint Joseph -(Toronto)

The congregation from which have branched the other foundations of Sisters of Saint Joseph in Upper Canada. The sisters were established in Canada in 1851 by Reverend Mother Delphine Fontbonne from Philadelphia. The congregation manages a college, academies for girls, and for small boys, separate and parochial schools, hospitals, training schools for nurses, an orphanage, and a House of Providence, for the aged poor and infirm, in the archdioceses of Toronto, Winnipeg, and Vancouver, the Diocese of Victoria, and the Vicariate Apostolic of the Yukon. The motherhouse is in Toronto.

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