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Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Religious institutes

The Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, known by their initials BVM, is a Roman Catholic religious institute founded in the United States by Mother Mary Frances Clarke. The founders were from Ireland. BVM sisters work in twenty-five U.S. states and three foreign countries.

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  • Early history 

  • Iowa Territory 

  • Continued growth 

  • New era 

  • Notable members