Poor Sisters of Nazareth

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(PSN, Official Catholic Directory #3242); a religious congregation with papal approval (1899), set up in 1851 in London by Mother St. Basil (Victoire Larmenier, 182778) under the patronage of Cardinal wiseman. The sisters left France to begin work in England at the request of the cardinal, having for their purpose the care of the aged, together with the care and education of underprivileged infants and children. The first house in the U.S. opened in 1924. The motherhouse is in Hammersmith, London, England. The U.S. regional headquarters is in Los Angeles, CA.

[m. c. robertson/eds.]

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