"At times when I might have
been met with difficulties,
Providence suddenly placed
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St. Louise de Marillac

 

Mission History of the Sisters of Charity



 

Missions of the Sisters of Charity 1809-1840

1810 – St. Joseph’s Free School and Boarding Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland
1814 – St. Joseph’s Orphan Asylum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1815 – Mount St. Mary’s Domestic Department and Infirmary in Emmitsburg, Maryland
1816 – St. Joseph’s Orphan Asylum in Emmitsburg, Maryland
1817 – New York City Orphan Asylum (St. Patrick’s) in New York, New York
1821 – St. Mary’s Free School and Asylum in Baltimore, Maryland
1823 – Baltimore Infirmary in Baltimore, Maryland
1824 – St. John’s Free School and Asylum in Frederick, Maryland
1825 – St. Vincent Free School and Asylum in Washington, D.C.
1827 – Baltimore Marine Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland
1828 – Free School and Asylum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1828 – St. Mary’s School and Asylum in Albany, New York
1828 – Mullanphy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri
1829 – St. Peter’s Asylum in Cincinnati, Ohio
1830 – St. John’s School and Asylum Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1830 – St. Peter’s School and Asylum in Wilmington, Delaware
1830 – Poydras Female Orphan Asylum in New Orleans, Louisiana
1830 – St. Joseph’s School in New York, New York
1831 – Brooklyn Asylum and Free School in Brooklyn, New York
1831 – St. Paul’s Academy in Washington, D.C.
1831 – Asylum of Mme. Augustin Iturbide in Georgetown, D.C.
1832 – Boys’ School in Vide Poche, Missouri
1832 – St. Francis Xavier School in Alexandria, Virginia
1832 – St. Aloysius School and Asylum in Boston, Massachusetts
1833 – S. Mary’s School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1833 – Half-Orphan Asylum in New York
1833 – School in Vide Poche
1833 – S. Mary’s School on Grand Street in New York
1834 – Charity Hospital in New Orleans
1834 – Conewago School in Conewago, Pennsylvania
1834 – St. John’s Asylum and School in Utica, New York
1834 – St. John’s Asylum and School in Richmond, Virginia
1835 – St. Paul’s Asylum and School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1835 – St. Joseph’s Male School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1836 – St. Ann’s School in Pottsville, Pennsylvania
1836 – New Orleans Female Orphan Asylum in New Orleans
1837 – School in Norfolk, Virginia
1838 – Richmond Medical College Infirmary in Richmond, Virginia
1839 – St. James Free School in Brooklyn, New York
1839 – St. Paul’s Parochial School in Brooklyn, New York
1840 – St. Vincent’s Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland

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