How to use Sisterhood in a sentence

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  • The order of the Sisters of Mercy is a religious sisterhood of the Roman Church.

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  • Other noteworthy buildings are the Franciscan and Trappist monasteries, a girls' school, belonging to the Sisterhood of the Sacred Blood of Nazareth, a real-school and a Turkish bazaar.

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  • The earliest forerunner of the great sisterhood of nurses of whom we have any record was Fabiola, a patrician Roman lady, who in A.D.

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  • Hroswitha, the famous Latin poet,, was a member of the sisterhood in the 9th century; and the rhyming chronicle of Eberhard of Gandersheim ranks as in all probability the earliest historical work composed in low German.

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  • There are, besides, industrial schools for boys and girls and for Roman Catholic children, a Female School of Industry, the Seabank Rescue Home, Nazareth House and Orphanage, St Martha's Home for Girls, St Margaret's Convalescent Home and Sisterhood, House of Bethany, the Convent of the Sacred Heart and the Educational Trust School.

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  • May she be taken on high to sit at the Table of the Gods and granted sisterhood with the Maidens of the Dead.

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  • At Peekskill are the Peekskill military academy (1833, nonsectarian); St Mary's school, Mount St Gabriel (Protestant Episcopal), a school for girls established by the sisterhood of St Mary; the Field memorial library; St Joseph's home (Roman Catholic); the Peekskill hospital, and several sanatoria.

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  • Neale was strongly high-church in his sympathies, and had to endure a good deal of opposition, including a fourteen years' inhibition by his bishop. In 1855 he founded a nursing sisterhood named St Margaret's.

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  • Mark Pattison's tenth and youngest sister was Dorothy Wyndlow Pattison (1832-1878), better known as Sister Dora, the name she took in 1864 on becoming a member of the Anglican sisterhood of the Good Samaritan at Coatham, Yorkshire.

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  • After holding for some years the office of directress of the Hospice Trivulzio for Blue Nuns at Milan, she herself joined the sisterhood, and in this austere order ended her days on the 9th of January 1799.

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  • He set to work to restore some of these ruins, to reconstitute and pacify the Papal State, to put an end to the Schism, which showed signs of continuing in Aragon and certain parts of southern France; to enter into negotiations, unfortunately unfruitful, with the Greek Church also with a view to a return to unity, to organize the struggle against heresy in Bohemia; to interpose his pacific mediation between France and England, as well as between the parties which were rending France; and, finally, to welcome and act as patron to saintly reformers like Bernardino of Siena and Francesca Romana, foundress of the nursing sisterhood of the Oblate di Tor de' Specchi (1425).

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  • In connexion with this mission he founded a sisterhood to forward the social side of the work, which was presided over by Mrs Hughes.

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  • In 1539 the townsmen accepted the reformed doctrines and the abbey was converted into a Protestant sisterhood.

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  • Fenelon remained at Saint Sulpice till 1679, when he was made "superior" of a "New Catholic" sisterhood in Paris - an institution devoted to the conversion of Huguenot ladies.

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  • Young men swear eternal brotherhood; girls, eternal sisterhood; and the Church ratifies their choice in a service at which the feet of the pair are chained together.

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  • The St Thomas's sisterhood at Oxford commenced in 1847; and the present mother-superior of the Holy Trinity Convent at Oxford, Marian Hughes, dedicated herself before witnesses to such a life as early as 1841 (Liddon's Life of Dr Pusey, iii.).

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  • They have since been adduced as Divine attestations of her saintship, but the sisterhood in the convent set them down to possession by a devil; her new departure was due in their eyes to no worthier motive than the desire to be peculiar and to be reputed better than other people.

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  • The provincial of her order now gave her leave to remove and take charge of her sisterhood.

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  • Wherever a barbarian hand offered wrong to any city of the Hellenic sisterhood, it was the arm of Athens which should first be stretched forth in the holy strength of Apollo the Averter.

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  • While pagans burned wicker, I'd join the local sisterhood for a little light basket-weaving.

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  • Why, every parish ought to have a sisterhood and a brotherhood, each doing its bit.

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  • The Minoan Brotherhood and Minoan sisterhood are sibling paths in the Minoan Tradition, each with its own Mysteries and rites.

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  • While pagans burned wicker, I 'd join the local sisterhood for a little light basket-weaving.

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  • The Minoan Brotherhood and Minoan Sisterhood are sibling paths in the Minoan Tradition, each with its own Mysteries and rites.

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  • Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares.

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  • Sisterhood - a bond that takes breaks but never ends.

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  • Ferrera is currently working on Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, slated for release in August of 2008.

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  • She came to Stars Hollow when Rory (Alexis Bleidel also seen in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and Tuck Everlasting) was just a baby and got a job at the Inn as a maid.

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  • America Ferrera (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Real Women Have Curves) plays Betty Suarez.

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  • The ladies captivated millions of viewers each week as they tackled socially relevant topics from sexually transmitted diseases to the sisterhood of single life.

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  • Rory Gilmore joined fellow teen stars America Ferrera (Betty, Ugly Betty), Amber Tamblyn (ex-Emily, GH) and Blake Lively (Serena, Gossip Girl) for The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.

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  • Becoming a member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority means entering into a sisterhood that celebrates its history and tradition through service, social awareness, and of course a litany of Delta chants.

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  • An appearance on the soundtrack to Sisterhood of The Traveling Pants followed, and in 2006, she sang on P.O.D.'s Goodbye for Now.

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  • A few years later, in 1847, Miss Sellon formed for the first time a sisterhood at Devonport in connexion with the Church of England.

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  • She left the sisterhood in 1874, and their hospital in 1877, to take charge of the municipal epidemic hospital, where the cases were largely small-pox.

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