The Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus celebrated their 175th anniversary with a Mass Oct. 17 in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. During the Mass celebrated by Archbishop Nelson Perez, he also blessed the cathedral’s new shrine to Venerable Cornelia Connelly, founder of the order of religious sisters, who was born in Philadelphia in 1809. Read about her life and legacy in a CatholicPhilly.com story by Lou Baldwin, here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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