University of Notre Dame

Chronicles of Notre Dame du Lac
Edward Sorin, CSC -- Translated by John M. Toohey, CSC, 1895
pg 281                                   Chapter XV
                                    Fifteenth year, 1856

                  Nolens volens the work of Holy Cross in the United States 
             will bear its own characteristic mark, its family escutcheon, the 
             seal royal of the Cross.  This year more than any other has been a 
             year of blessings; but they were all bestowed at the foot of the 
                  The approbation of the Priests and Brothers by the Holy See; 
             the health of all in the institution, which lost only two in the 
St. Mary's   whole year; the foundation of Chicago, consisting of one college, 
             three Brothers' schools, three Sisters' schools, and an industrial 
             school; that of Philadelphia, containing at the end of the year 
             fifteen Sisters, twenty-four boarders, and forty day scholars, not 
             to mention a Postulate for the Sisters and a parish school at St. 
             Paul's with eight hundred children; that of Washington City 
             comprising an orphan asylum and a day school under the direction 
             of three Sisters; that of St. Joseph, Susquehanna county, where 

‹—  Sorin's Chronicles  —›