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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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6, surrounded by family and community at the motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
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Joachim finally wrote her, out of "an old desire to be with the nuns again," and was invited to visit the motherhouse.
Cecelia to the motherhouse in Ossining, New York, where aging nuns are cared for.
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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.
Among the buildings are the Roman Catholic order's Motherhouse, which today also serves as a convent, administrative offices, and a spirituality and conference center.
Following on the heels of Bolsheviki, his unflinching portrait ofWWI trench warfare, Motherhouse exposes conditions of civilian life on the homefront, particularly among the female workers of the British Munitions Factory in Verdun, just: south of Pointe-Saint-Charles.
Sister is a passionate advocate of nonviolence, peace and justice, and each month she conducts a prayer vigil for peace in the chapel of our Motherhouse .