In 1863, Sister Ann Alexis Shorb founded Carney Hospital, the first Catholic hospital in New England, with support from Andrew Carney, a local banker and Director of the John Hancock Insurance Agency. Sister Ann Alexis was a force to be reckoned with in Dorchester and throughout Boston.
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Boston's Wayward Children
Social Services for Homeless Children, 1830-1930
Book - 1989
Mrs. Seton
Foundress of the American Sisters of Charity
Book - 1962
Militant and Triumphant
William Henry O'Connell and the Catholic Church in Boston, 1859-1944
Book - 1992
Catholic Boston
Studies in Religion and Community 1870-1970
Book - 1985
In-library use only at this time in some locations
To Preserve the Faith
Catholic Charities in Boston, 1870-1930
Book - 1993
In-library use only at this time in some locations
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