Daughters of Charity: Women, Religious Mission, and Hospital Care in Los Angeles, 1856-1927
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A captivating story, culled from extensive historical research, documents how ingenuity, determination, and faith enabled mission-driven Daughters of Charity to establish, develop, and provide healthcare in Los Angeles. This work contains multiple examples of their flexibility to overcome barriers of culture, religion, language, and scarce resources in the context of frontier politics but without comprise of their faith-based mission of service to persons in need.
Vincentian Studies Institute
Daughters of Charity, Healthcare, Mission, Vincentian Family History, Women’s History, California
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Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, United States, California
Gunnell, Kristine Ashton, "Daughters of Charity: Women, Religious Mission, and Hospital Care in Los Angeles, 1856-1927" (2013). Vincentian Digital Books. 45.