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Beginning on p. 2: “... Our Catechism classes are going down, I went to Anasco last week we had but a few children, the protestants give pictures, and do many little things to please children, do you know that they have 50 little ones in their school…

This document, compiled in 1921 and sent to the Vatican for review, reports the activities of the Mission Helpers as of 1920. It details each institution they ran at the time, the numbers of students they had, the kinds of lessons they provided, and…

A note attached to the article states: "A.R.T. - This was in Mo. Demetrias' home. It was given to us by Teresa."

Sr. De Sales in 1905 describes Sr. Catherine going to a local prison in Puerto Rico to minister to an inmate there because of her advanced Spanish.


"My dear Mother Demetrias,
We thought you might like to hear a little about our new Kindergarden or school as Father calls it. Mother Michael told Sister Wenceslause [sic] and myself monday night we were to go down on Bayard St and…

In this letter of November 6, 1904 to Mother Demetrias, Sr. M. Juliana describes at length how the Mission Helpers in Trenton, NJ are running their kindergarten for Italian children.

In this letter Mother Demetrias reports to Mother Joseph about the Mission Helpers' activities in Atlantic City. On page 3 of the letter she mentions that 1000 Italians live in the city, while on page 8 she notes that "The poverty amongst the…

Girls in the Ironing Room of St. Peter Claver's Industrial School and Home connected with the Mission Helpers' Laundry.
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