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Nazareth Sisters celebrate 200 years of history

by | Apr 12, 2011 | Vincentian Family

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth will mark 200 years of history in 2012. Visit their website further further details as they become available. The site also features an article in Time Magazine that traces their early history in 1947 noting some parallels with President Obama’s visit to India.

“On a brisk October morning in 1947, six nuns from Nazareth, Ky., left their convent for what they thought would be the last time. Two lines of fellow sisters in starched white bonnets silently bid them farewell, while the novices sang “My Old Kentucky Home.” They were headed to Bihar, in north India, where their order had assigned them to start a mission and hospital in a small town called Mokama.”…

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