27 Daughters of Charity Martyrs - Beatified Oct. 13 - FAMVIN NewsEN
They all paid with their lives! On October 13, Pope Francis will beatify 27 Daughters of Charity and one of their lay collaborators who were martyred during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). See their names and faces, and read about this period in history when the Church was heavily persecuted, on VinFormation.
The life of Sister Aileen Marek, D.C., nurse, nurse educator, and hospital volunteer, will be celebrated at her funeral mass this evening. Sister was 91 years old and 71 years vocation when she went to her Eternal Home on September 7. Photo of Sister Aileen caring for a young patient at St. Paul Hospital in Dallas, Texas, circa 1952. (Photo property of Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise Archives.)
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Guest post by Sister Margaret Ann Gainey, archivist, Daughters of Charity Province of the West, Los Altos Hills, CA Request and Response Our story in San Francisco began when Bishop Alemany request…
Today, August 28 is the birthday of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. The Daughters of Charity in the United States trace their roots in the US back to Saint Elizabeth Ann in Emmitsburg, MD.
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