Forty-Ninth Annual Report of St. Brigid's Orphanage (1905)

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Title

Forty-Ninth Annual Report of St. Brigid's Orphanage (1905)

Date

1906

Creator

Sisters of the Holy Faith; St. Brigid's Orphanage

Description

Forty-Ninth Annual Report of St. Brigid’s Orphanage (1906). It is submitted by the Sisters of the Holy Faith. The report details the number of orphans; reunification of orphans with parents; orphan adoptions; orphan apprenticeships; the schooling of orphans; and the rearing of orphans. Examples of orphan circumstances are depicted. Proselytism and the Protestant institutions are mentioned. Protocols for religious instruction and education in general is detailed. The benefits of the boarding-out (foster care) system is discussed; and premiums paid to nurses (foster parents) is noted (also mentions nurses manual by Fr. John Gowan). It thanks the clergy, guild associations, and Mr. Steiner for their work in collecting donations. It includes a reprint of the annual appeal sermon for St. Brigid’s Orphanage by Fr Thomas Maher S. J. and describes the life of Margaret Aylward. The report discusses the work of the Holy Faith schools. It explains how Holy Faith Schools are not in receipt of state aid. It provides statistics on attendance; and of children who completed First Communion, and Confirmation. The report also includes a reprint of a charity sermon by Fr Aloysius Coghlan O.D.C. A list of benefactors and donations to St. Brigid’s Orphanage and Holy Faith Schools is listed (including clergymen and guild associations). In the appendix is a letter of solicitation for support, donations, and subscriptions. Also, in the appendix is a description of assistance of the Sisters of the Holy Faith to the Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen Of Charity, in Little Strand Street; and an extract of a pamphlet published by his Lordship the Bishop of Southwark and kindly presented to St. Brigid’s Orphanage, titled ‘Practical Direction and Suggestions as to Appointed Testamentary Guardian.’

Subject

St. Brigid's Orphanage
46 Eccles Street, Dublin, Ireland
Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Orphan statistics
Boarding-out system
Nurses (foster parents)
Education
Holy Faith schools
Sisters of the Holy Faith
Proselytism
Protestant institutions
Finance
Benefactors
Speeches & Resolutions
Gowan, John (1817-1897)
Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Charity
Aylward, Margaret (1810-1889)

Source

Reports 1885-1906 (Archive Only) (HFA1/O/ES/F/33/SBO-AR-1885-1906)

Publisher

John F. Fowler (3 Crow Street and 24 Temple Lane, Dublin)

Identifier

HFA1-O-ES-F-33-SBO-AR49.pdf

Type

Text

Format

PDF

Rights

Copyright © & Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) belong to the Holy Faith Sisters.
This resource may be used and reproduced (with accreditation) under the following license:
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Language

eng

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Ref Code

HFA1/O/ES/F/33/SBO-AR49

Existence and location of originals

Sisters of the Holy Faith Congregational Archives, Aylward House, Holy Faith Convent, Glasnevin, Dublin 11

Extent and medium

1 report, 76 pages

Files

HFA1-O-ES-F-33-SBO-AR49.pdf

Citation

Sisters of the Holy Faith; St. Brigid's Orphanage, “Forty-Ninth Annual Report of St. Brigid's Orphanage (1905),” Holy Faith Sisters Digital Archive, accessed September 28, 2022, http://hfsdigitalarchive.org/view-collections/items/show/60.

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