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3d. The St. Louis Half Orphan Asylum is under the charge of three
professed Sisters and two Novices. Number of Orphans, 30. The day
school has 100 scholars. Sister Theresa, Superior.

Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph’s (near Emmettsburg, Md.,) Sisterhood.

Have under their charge:

1st. The St. Louis Hospital, cor.corner of Spruce and Fourth sts.streets There
are 15. Sisters in the house. Sister Mary. Alexis Rayhice, Sr. Servant.

2d. St. Vincent’s Free School, cor.corner of St. Charles and Tenth sts.streets
The average number of pupils is three hundred. Attached to this
school is a select school, the proceeds of which are used for the support
of the free school, &c. The number of pupils is 65. The school is at-
tended by nine Sisters. Sister Olympia McTagart, Sr. Servant.

3d. St. Philomena’s Orphan Asylum and Free School, cor.corner of Wal-
nut and Fifth sts.streets There are fourteen orphan girls in the house. Num-
ber of pupils in the school, 280. The proceeds of the select school are
used in defraying the expenses of the free school. Two of the Sisters
attached to this house are devoted to the duty of visiting the sick poor in
the Cathedral Parish. There are generally about twenty poor homeless
females, of good character, supported and provided for in this house,
until suitable situations can be obtained for them. There are nine sis-
ters in this institution. Sister Serena Noyes, Sr. Servant.

4th. St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum, cor.corner Biddle and Tenth.
There are 12 this house, eight of whom are occupied in teach-
ing the orphans and in other duties of the Asylum, and the other four
Sisters are employed in teaching the English and German free schools
connected with the Asylum. There are about 120 orphans usually in
the house, and about 260 pupils in daily attendance in the two free
schools. Sister M. Benedicta Parsons, Sr. Servant.

The Sisters of Charity have established the Biddle lying-in hospital
in the building formerly occupied by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd,
on the corner of Marion and Menard streets, which will be under the
medical charge of Drs. Boisliniere and Pallen.

Ursuline Convent, State street bn. Russell av.avenue and Anne.
Young Ladie’s Academy of the Ursuline Nuns.

State street.

Sisters of the Good Shepherd.

This community occupy a large and beautiful building on Seven-
teenth, bn. Pine and Chesnut.

English Male School, attached to the Church of St. Francis Xavier.
number of pupils, 250.

German Male School, attached to St. Joseph’s Church. Average number of pupils, 130.

Boy’s Free School, attached to the Cathedral.

Boy’s School, attached to St. Patrick’s Church.

Catholic Male Benevolent Association. The object of this society is
to aid the funds of the Male Orphan Asylum.

Ladies’ Catholic Association, for charitable purposes.