Sister of Providence

Definition of Sister of Providence

1 : a member of a Roman Catholic teaching order founded in France in 1806
2 : a member of a Roman Catholic congregation founded in Montreal in 1843 and devoted to teaching and charitable works

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History and Etymology for Sister of Providence

partial translation of French sœur de providence

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“Sister of Providence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sister%20of%20Providence. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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