1886 – St. Benedict’s Home for Children
1886 - St. Benedict’s Home
Project Description

St. Benedict’s Home for Colored Children (Rye, NY) is founded by Reverend John E. Burke, who invites the Sisters to provide care for destitute Negro children. Benefactor assistance is essential; when donations begin to decrease In 1897, Archbishop Corrigan hands over the Home to a missionary group that can provide funding.

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