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

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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.
Sister Ellen O'Connell, director of associates for the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul of New York, says that associates help "define who we are as Sisters of Charity.
But he insisted that the project to move Holles Street Hospital to the Sisters of Charity owned St Vincent's must not be derailed.
They and Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in four other countries all have their stories to tell.
(In Botswana, public education is free, including doctorates abroad paid for by the government.) There are six Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Botswana, along with associate Tootsie Gish, previously a teacher, who sold her family home and many of her possessions to serve there.
More than 75,000 people have signed an online petition to block the Sisters of Charity from owning the Dublin hospital when it opens in four years.
The Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary first started their lay association in 1970s as a way for former sisters to still be connected to the community of which they were once members, Avalos said.
Christine Rody, all the while "believing in faith that we would be led to do what we needed to do." The possibilities included returning to a community in Pennsylvania from which the Vincentians had separated in 1928, to affiliating with a larger community such as the Sisters of Charity Another option was to do nothing and begin a dying process.
The well-loved founder of the Sisters of Charity was born in New York in the year 1774.
The taxpayer will be paying up to [euro]400million to bring the national hospital on stream, but the nuns of the Sisters of Charity want to have a foothold because they own the land it will be built on.
The site is owned by the Religious Sisters of Charity and there are concerns services such as abortion and IVF treatment will not be available if it is run under a religious ethos.
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded a $5,000 grant to the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired Charleston to support Own Your Life, a program created to empower blind and visually impaired adults with independent living and job-readiness skills.

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