Changing habits – Daughters of Charity

by | Jun 2, 2013 | Daughters of Charity, Vincentian Family

dc archivesDaughters of Charity Provincial Archives announces that  for next week they will begin a series of daily posts answering the following questions about their habit
  • the origins of the Sisters’ traditional attire,
  • how the look of the cornette changed over time,
  • why it took 5 years for the American Daughters of Charity to change from Mother Seton’s black cap to the French cornette, and
  • an incident during the Civil War involving the habit, President Lincoln, and an act of Congress.
All this and more, beginning tomorrow morning, on their blog:


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