Friday, September 9, 2016

Recalling Constance & Her Companions & the Madam

From Patheos-

Sister Constance, born Caroline Louise Darling in Medway, Massachusetts in 1846, joined Mother Harriet Starr Cannon in the forming Episcopal sisterhood of Augustinian nuns, what we now call the Community of St Mary. She was sent along with other sisters to found a community in Memphis, Tennessee.

In 1878 a terrible yellow fever epidemic swept through the city. Many of those with money fled. With a few notable exceptions who remained to do what they could do ameliorate the suffering.

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