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Breckinridge, Mary

(1881-1965), the American nurse who founded the Frontier Nursing Service in Kentucky to improve the obstetric care of women living in remote mountainous areas. The nurses in the service had training in midwifery and reached their patients on horseback and on foot, often encountering personal danger. The service began training midwives and stimulated the establishment of other midwifery schools.

McMillan, Mary

(1880-1959), early American physical therapist and a founder of the American Physical Therapy Association. She was educated in England and was employed at the Children's Hospital in Liverpool treating patients with poliomyelitis and spastic paralysis. She returned to America in 1915 and became an influential force in the development of the profession of physical therapy.


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In addition to the high school and adult chorus groups listed above, grammar school children from Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary School in Ozone Park, Queens, will be special guests at the sing-along.
Blessed Virgin Mary in Czestochowa, in quantities and mix specified in Annex 2 to the tender documents.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 600 Liberty Highway, Putnam, CT 06260-2503.
pounds 5 Thanks to the Sacred Heart, Blessed Virgin Mary, St Jude and St Clare.
The doctrine that I remember as being declared infallible was the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, but the teachings of the church on matters like artificial contraception, the ordination of women, celibacy of priests and homosexual persons are not infallible declarations.
On the back of the raffle ticket there was a "Message of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Peace" which stated, "Dear children, I invite you for your individual conversion.
8, 1958, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the oldest daughter of John and Evelyn (Parkinson) McDonald.
Mother Teresa Fund: pounds 5 Thanks to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Sacred Heart, St Clare, St Jude, St Anthony and St Peregrine.
On the same CD put out by Paraclete Press are antiphons to the Blessed Virgin Mary, appealingly ethereal.
Sofia also has a cathedral of Byzantine-rite Catholics dedicated to the Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Zenit, Dec.
He was also an Associate of the Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
pounds 5 Thanks to the Blessed Virgin Mary, St Jude, St Anthony, St Clare and St Peregrine.