I50 years ago, more than 27,000 soldiers were wounded in the Battle of Gettysburg. We learn about the role in treating those wounded played by the Daughters of Charity from Emmitsburg, ten miles south of the combat.
Reprinted from the Mid-Atlantic Archivist Newsletter Spring 2013 Emmitsburg, MD—In July of 2011, the Daughters of Charity merged four of their provinces into one: the Province of St. Louise. While it was decided that the administrative offices would be in[continue reading]
Belleville News-Democrat By Jennifer A. Schaaf BELLEVILLE, IL—For almost three decades, Sister Julia Huiskamp has worked with under-privileged children in the housing projects in East St. Louis. Now, the Belleville Diocese hopes to recognize her efforts by nominating Huiskamp for[continue reading]
St. Louis ReviewBy Jennifer Brinker ST. LOUIS, MO—Sister Carol Schumer believes in giving people a hand up, not a hand out. But she also knows that one does not have to go it alone when facing the struggles of life.[continue reading]
Ascension Health Newsroom December 21, 2012 St. Louis, MO – Ascension Health Alliance, the parent organization of Ascension Health, and Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS), a regional health system with 22 sites including six hospitals along the California coast,[continue reading]
By Paul Grondahl Times Union MENANDS — They were Sister sisters who possessed contrasting personalities and were protective of their personal space, but in the end they proved inseparable. Sisterhood defined Sister Jean Marie Wheeler and Sister Elaine Wheeler — biological[continue reading]
By Angela Cave The Evangelist When TV executives predicted that college football’s Bowl Championship Series title game would attract a record number of viewers, maybe they sensed that Sister Catherine Marie McGranary, DC, would be enlisting a pack of her[continue reading]
By Ashley Andyshak Hayes The Frederick News-Post EMMITSBURG — Throughout history, stained glass has been used as decoration in the homes of the wealthy. The people, places and events often depicted in stained-glass windows have also been used to tell[continue reading]
CATONSVILLE, MD – For decades, Daughters of Charity residing at St. Agnes Hospital lived in a former nursing school dormitory, sharing the 1950s building with administrative offices. In October, the nine sisters on campus got a place of their own—a[continue reading]
Mother Seton School (MSS) traces its roots to St. Joseph’s Academy and Free School, established by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg in 1810 and is now located less than a mile from that first school.