Sister Ann Alexis Shorb - Founder of Carney Hospital

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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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