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1917

1893

1893 – Academy of the Assumption

In 1887, seven Sisters of Charity, Halifax, arrived in Massachusetts at the request of Rev. Joseph Gallagher to assist with the opening of St. Patrick School in Roxbury. The success of St. Patrick’s inspired [...]

1890

1887

1886

1886 – Halifax Infirmary

The first site of the Halifax Infirmary was a building on the corner of Barrington Street and Blowers Street in downtown Halifax. The Sisters had been involved in caring for orphans since their arrival [...]

1873

God is always near those who labor for his glory
… we have nothing to fear.

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

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