Sisters of Charity


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Related to Sisters of Charity: Sisters of Mercy, Mother Teresa
(R. C. Ch.) a sisterhood of religious women engaged in works of mercy, esp. in nursing the sick; - a popular designation. There are various orders of the Sisters of Charity.

See also: Charity

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There were Catholic Priests and Sisters of Charity in the village streets; and images of the Saviour at the corners of cross-roads, and in other public places.
Caption: Irish citizens protest outside the Department of Health in Dublin over plans to let the Religious Sisters of Charity have partial ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital.
3 February 2016 - US-based hospital operators LifePoint Health (NASDAQ: LPNT) and the have acquired South Carolina-based Providence Hospitals from US Catholic hospital operator The Sisters of Charity Health System, the companies said.
The Archduchess, guided on her tour of the school and the handicraft centre by the local parish priest and members of the Sisters of Charity, who described the <<economic and social rehabilitation>> of the area as a result of the handicraft programs.
She said: "Her great faith and trust in Divine Providence enabled her and the first Religious Sisters of Charity to provide education for poor children, establish medical facilities for those in need and to visit the sick and poor in their homes.
She married, gave birth to a son, and, after her husband died, began the work serving the sick and the poor; that work became the Sisters of Charity with her mentor, Vincent de Paul.
JPMorgan Chase said it agrees with the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth that comprehensive communications around best practices and lessons learned is valuable for all of our stakeholders and agreed to prepare a report similar to that proposed.
In 2013, beginning with a book launch on 15 August, the Sisters of Charity mark the 175th anniversary of the arrival of their five pioneers in Australia on 31 December 1838.
Chironis agreed to pay $350,000 to the Sisters of Charity in the SEC settlement.
Earlier the Pope heard a greeting in the chapel from Sister Therese Browne, provincial of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Paul of the Apostle in Selly Park, Birmingham.
Already active as a social worker and therapist in Cincinnati with the Sisters of Charity, Koverman saw an opportunity to reach out to a group of people who often are either ignored or forgotten.
The Sisters of Charity of Ottawa established Mattawa's first medical centre in 1878.

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