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Mount Carmel: A Showcase for the Arts

“Artworks enliven the visual environment and provides opportunities for conversation,” shares Eliza Kenney, BVM, curator of the Motherhouse Heritage Rooms at Mount Carmel, Dubuque, Iowa.…

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Xavier College Preparatory Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Seventy-five years ago, the first and only all women’s Catholic high school in Phoenix opened its doors to its inaugural class of 11 students.
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Music, Missions, and More

A week after arriving in frontier Dubuque, the BVM sisters opened a small boarding school. It did not thrive at first, so they had little to live on. During their first Iowa winter, they were in such straits that they took in sewing and gave piano lessons.
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TAPROOTS: Leaving a Legacy of Love

Each May at the annual Memorial Mass at Mount Carmel in Dubuque, Iowa, a special family comes to honor the memory of Monica Cahill, BVM (Monita).
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The Maiden Voyage!

In June, the BVM Sisters were thrilled to take their first outing on the new bus. "It was so wonderful to be able to see out…

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BVM Sisters in Conversation with Senior Living Community Developer

The Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVMs), and Presbyterian Homes & Services, Inc. of St. Paul, Minn., are developing plans for a…

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