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Mt. St. Mary's Convent

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Title: Mt. St. Mary's Convent


  • McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

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Extent: 1 image

Date Created: 1955


Prayer before the altar in the Sacred Heart Chapel at Mount St. Mary's. Nuns wearing black veils very likely have made their solemn vows required by their order, the Sisters of Mercy. Those with white are novices, who remain so for at least a year of study and discernment. The women wearing black lace are very likely postulants, a stage earlier than the novitiate. Dated 1955.



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2009-06-10, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

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Mt. St. Mary's Convent, Louis L. McAllister Photographs, Box B13, Folder 09, Item 03, (accessed January 24, 2018)

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