Charity, Sisters of, of St. Elizabeth
Charity, Sisters of, of St. Elizabeth
A community founded at Newark, in 1859, by Mother Mary Xavier Mehegan, who for twelve years previously had been a member of the Sisters of Charity, of St. Vincent de Paul in New York

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