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moth·er·house

 (mŭth′ər-hous′)
n.
1. The convent in which the mother superior of a religious community lives.
2. The original convent of a religious community.

motherhouse

(ˈmʌðəˌhaʊs)
n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) the founding convent or house of a religious order
2. (Roman Catholic Church) the convent where the mother superior of a religious order resides
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From her small quarters on the top floor, Sister Sally can see a meadow, tree lines, and in the distance the red roofs of the massive motherhouse, a marker of an earlier era.
Hundreds of those letters were preserved in the motherhouse in Namur, Belgium.
The creative center, 1915-26, traces the beginnings of the sisters' community, with Mother Boniface Keasey as founding mother general; the founding of the Cenacle Bethlehem at Holy Trinity, Alabama; the building of the sisters' motherhouse there; and expansion into Puerto Rico.
Joseph, hired a mason to use fieldstones of various sizes, brought over from an old barn on French Road, to create a concrete-lined fountain pond in the southwest lawn of the Motherhouse, now the Golisano Academic Center.
The Sisters of Providence have their motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located just northwest of downtown Terre Haute, Indiana.
The SolarCraft team helped us maximize these benefits, providing an affordable and dependable energy solution for our 26-acre Motherhouse home and campus."
Cecelia to the motherhouse in Ossining, New York, where aging nuns are cared for.
Former Motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul is on
"Get away from the motherhouse for a bit," my vocation director recommended when I shared with her my sense of malaise.
There I could see cardinals as I walked to the cemetery; here as I pulled up outside, the welcome sign to the Sisters of Loretto Motherhouse, I heard strains of songs I didn't recognize.
She entered religious life in 1928 and made her religious profession on August 25, 1931 at the Motherhouse in St.
Since 1992, the company has had its home at Sinsinawa, WI, the Dominican Motherhouse, and has been able to have space to grow and reach out to many musicians.