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Education in The Bahamas

Education in The Bahamas

The following is from the Autumn 2020 issue of Vision.  The second Sisters of Charity mission* outside the United States was Nassau, Bahamas, an island colony of the vast British empire. When Archbishop Corrigan asked Mother Ambrosia Sweeney to send sisters...
Sister Volunteers in the Archives

Sister Volunteers in the Archives

By Mindy S. Gordon, Director, Archives and Museum For American Archives Month this past October, we honor the assistance provided by sister volunteers in the Congregation’s Archives at Mount Saint Vincent. Each sister devotes time and provides extensive knowledge to...
During this Election Year

During this Election Year

By Mindy S. Gordon, Archivist Months after quarantine in New York City — home of the Sisters of Charity of New York — and the gradual re-opening of schools and businesses, a presidential election is now less than two weeks away. This year, with voting logistics...
SC Legacy: The Sturdy Old Oaks

SC Legacy: The Sturdy Old Oaks

By Sister Elizabeth Vermaelen, SC Shortly before Elizabeth Boyle died (June 21, 1861) she was reflecting on the growth of the community and the passage of time.  “But the sturdy old oaks were beginning to fall now. Ellen Timon and Susan Knott were gone and dear...