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Mother Mary Aikenhead, 1787-1858, foundress of the Sisters of Charity.

Catherine Rynne

Mother Mary Aikenhead, 1787-1858, foundress of the Sisters of Charity.

by Catherine Rynne

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Published by Veritas in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aikenhead, Mary, -- Mother, -- 1787-1858.,
  • Irish Sisters of Charity.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination36p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18305220M

    A reading of his papers held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, reveals his long association with the Sisters of Charity. Therry’s career was followed in Ireland with special interest by Mother Mary Aikenhead, foundress of the Irish Sisters of Charity, because she had been at his ordination as a priest. Click to read more about Spiritual Sayings of Mother Mary Aikenhead, foundress of the Irish Sisters of Charity. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

    Sister M. Philip Reynette. “My vocation is like hiking up a rugged mountain. There are caves, valleys, rocks to climb, but when you finally reach the summit, you just can’t help but thank God for the breath-taking view.” Sister M. Joan Clare. Being called to the Religious Life is a great gift. Jesus never ceases to amaze me with His. The group meet on a monthly basis with Srs. Stan and Síle to discuss their work, and also use the time to reflect on the work of Mary Aikenhead, the foundress of the Religious Sisters of Charity. On 6th of June , a number of new groups were formed.

    What an honour to follow in the footsteps of Mary Aikenhead, writes NSW Health Care Co-Ordinator, Marian Rudge (pictured). In the northern Spring this year, 20 pilgrims, including our leader, Sister Linda Ferrington rsc, gathered in Dublin to begin a journey to trace the footsteps of our foundress, Mother Mary Aikenhead.   We all rejoice that Mother Mary Aikenhead (), Foundress of the Religious Sisters of Charity has been declared “Venerable”. Congratulations to all the Sisters on this memorable occasion. We are delighted to celebrate a new Irish Saint! What a great Continue reading →.


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Mother Mary Aikenhead, 1787-1858, foundress of the Sisters of Charity by Catherine Rynne Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Life and Work of Mary Aikenhead: Foundress of 1787-1858 Congregation of Irish Sisters of Charity [Member of the Congregation, Sullivan, John, Sullivan, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Life and Work of Mary Aikenhead: Foundress of the Congregation of Irish Sisters of Charity Price: $ Aikenhead, Mary (–)Founder of the Irish Sisters of Charity. Born Mary Stackpole Aikenhead on Januin Cork, Ireland; died on Jfoundress of the Sisters of Charity. book Dublin, Ireland; daughter and one of four children of David (a physician and chemist) and Mary (Stackpole) Aikenhead.

Source for information on Aikenhead, Mary (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Mary Aikenhead’s God-inspired dream was to respond to the needs of the people of her time, especially the poorest. She worked for this to become a reality by founding the Religious Sisters of Charity.

We, the Religious Sisters of Charity today, are all part of that. Sisters of Charity for Ireland 38 Chapter VI. Return to Ireland. First Convent of the Sisters of Charity 50 Chapter VII. New Foundations 69 Chapter VIII. The Cholera Visitation. Reverend Mother Invalided 79 Chapter IX.

Vincent's Hospital 99 Chapter X. The Mother General. Visitors to St. Vincent's Chapter XI. Daily Occupations. Trials Pages:   Booktopia has The Life and Work of Mary Aikenhead, Foundress of the Congregation of Irish Sisters of Charity by Member of the Congregation.

Buy a discounted Paperback of The Life and Work of Mary Aikenhead online from Australia's leading online : Paperback. Get this from a library. The life and work of Mary Aikenhead, foundress of the Congregation of Irish sisters of charity,by a member of the Congregation.

This book is a selection of extracts from the letters of Mary Aikenhead – one for every day of the year – containing wisdom inspiration and challenge, reflecting her deep spirituality. She founded the Religious Sisters of Charity in to work with the poor and most vulnerable people.

Veritas Publications. To purchase [ ]. Full text of "The story of Mary Aikenhead: foundress of the Irish Sisters of Charity" See other formats. Mary Aikenhead is the foundress of the Religious Sisters of Charity and the multi-faceted exhibition at the Heritage Centre portrays the history of the Congregation in a creative way.

Mary Aikenhead spent the last 27 years for her life as an invalid, communicating to her Congregation through countless letters. AIKENHEAD, MARY (–), foundress of the Irish sisters of charity, was born on 19 Jan.

She was the eldest daughter of Dr. David Aikenhead, of Cork, and was brought up a protestant, like her father; but on his deathbed he was received into the church of Rome, to which his wife belonged, and soon afterwards Mary, when in her sixteenth year, became a catholic. Such was the worldview of Mother Mary Aikenhead (–).

With confidence and humility, from the time she was a little girl, she took notice of those around her living in poverty and poor health, then began dreaming of how these individuals could have a better life.

Aikenhead, Mary () Also known as Mary Augustine, (Sister) () The life and work of Mary Aikenhead, foundress of the Congregation of Irish Sisters of Charity, / by a Member of the Congregation ; with a pref.

by J. Sullivan Member of the Congregation of Irish Sisters of Charity [ Book: ] At ANU Library. Get this from a library.

Apostolate of love: Mary Aikenhead,foundress of the Irish Sisters of Charity. [Margaret M Donovan]. Mother Mary Aikenhead We all rejoice that Mother Mary Aikenhead (), Foundress of the Religious Sisters of Charity has been declared “Venerable”. Congratulations to all the Sisters on this memorable occasion.

Mary Aikenhead, (), foundress of the congregation of the Religious Sisters of Charity, was born in Cork on 19 January She died on 22nd July Our story begins in Cork, Ireland in with the birth of Mary Aikenhead. Her story can be read on the website of our founding Congregation, the Religious Sisters of Charity that is governed from Ireland.

Bishop Polding requested our foundress, Mary Aikenhead, to send Sisters of Charity from Ireland to help women convicts sent to Australia. In Dr. Polding, OSB, Archbishop of Sydney called on Mother Mary Aikenhead requesting her to send some Sisters to the female convicts in New South Wales, Australia.

She promised to do her best for him before his next visit to Europe in a few years’ time. A new biography on the life of Mary Aikenhead, founder of the Irish Sisters of Charity, was launched by Pat Coyle of Irish Jesuit Communications on Monday 21 November.

The book, entitled Friend of the Poor: Mary Aikenhead, was written by Rosaleen Crossan RSC to mark the th anniversary of the founding of the order. Mother Mary Potter: Foundress of the Little Company of Mary () Hardcover – January 1, by Patrick Dougherty (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 5/5(1). A member of the congregation: The life and work of Mary Aikenhead—foundress of the Congregation of Irish Sisters of Charity.

New York, Longmans, Green and Co., Google ScholarCited by: 5. History. Mother Mary Aikenhead, who had founded the Religious Sisters of Charity in in Dublin, Ireland, then part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, was requested by John Bede Polding, O.S.B., the first Catholic bishop in Australia, to send some Sisters to help the many female convicts who had been transported to Australia as penalty for their crimes.In the village of Donnybrook in Dublin, across the road from the Rugby grounds, is a small cemetery in which lies the tomb of Mary Aikenhead, the Foundress of the Religious Sisters of Charity.

Born in Cork inshe died in Our Lady’s Mount in Harold’s Cross, Dublin, on 22 July The Religious Sisters of Charity or Irish Sisters of Charity is a Roman Catholic religious institute founded by Mary Aikenhead in Ireland on 15 January Its motto is Caritas Christi urget nos ('The love Christ urges us on'; 2 Corinthians ).

The institute has its headquarters in Dublin. The congregation is governed by a congregational leader, assisted by a group of sisters known as.