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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.

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.


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Joseph to take the Blessed Virgin Mary into his home had to do with his own sense of personal unworthiness in the face of the sublime mystery of the Incarnation, rather than any doubt concerning the fidelity and purity of Mary.
The Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary first started their lay association in 1970s as a way for former sisters to still be connected to the community of which they were once members, Avalos said.
Why does the church - why do I - honour the Blessed Virgin Mary, whose birthday we observe today?
Now the Roma star has left his Italy shirt at a Rome shrine to the Blessed Virgin Mary, together with a note reading "I'm sorry".
Marianists, the third group, are devotees of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who believe that visions at Fatima (Portugal), Medjugorje (Herzegovina), and even Bayside, in Queens, New York, offer supernatural guidance to a church adrift in the chaotic modern world.
They witnessed six apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary from May 13 to October 13, 1917.
Ex-pornographic star Mia Khalifa has ruffled netizens' feathers after photoshopping an image of herself as the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Saint Anna was a member of the Aaron family and mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Sleiman shall also celebrate the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Saint Elige Church in Mayfouk.
She was secretary for many years of the Auxiliary Guild of the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.