Pioneer Women: The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill in the American Southwest, 1933-Present
September 1st, 1933.
Four Black Cap Sisters of Charity from western Pennsylvania step off of a steaming Southern Pacific railroad to their most foreign mission yet – the American Southwest.
2018 marks the 85th anniversary of this fateful expedition. Explore our new online exhibit to learn more about the incomparable legacy of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill in Arizona, California, and Mexico as they ministered to Catholic Arizonians, Yaqui Indians, youth and elderly populations, and many more.