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  Title Date
Print
Limited edition print, "The Poppies" by Elizabeth Gilmore
Watercolor 08
Watercolor by unidentified SHCJ
Lecturn 01
Top of lecturn carved by SHCJ's in England
Watercolor 07
Watercolor by Sr. Catherine N___?
1995
Painting 01
Painting by Sr. A. Con____?
Watercolor 05
Watercolor by Sr. Marie (sp?) Kathryn Naab
Watercolor 06
Watercolor by Sr. Mary Cole
1989
Oil painting
Oil painting by unidentified SHCJ
Watercolor 04
Watercolor by Sr. Rita (sp?) Marie
Print of Last Supper
Print of Last Supper by unidentified SHCJ
Pages from a history of England written by Sr. Emily Bowles 03
Pages from a history of England written by Sr. Emily Bowles
1852
Pages from a history of England written by Sr. Emily Bowles 02
Pages from a history of England written by Sr. Emily Bowles
1851
Pages from a history of England written by Sr. Emily Bowles 01
Pages from a history of England written by Sr. Emily Bowles
1850
Wake to Wonderment; Prayers and Images for Personal and Group Reflection. 02
Multi-media publication, "Wake to Wonderment; Prayers and Images for Personal and Group Reflection." Prayers by Terri MacKinzie, SHCJ.
2006
Wake to Wonderment; Prayers and Images for Personal and Group Reflection. 03
Multi-media publication, "Wake to Wonderment; Prayers and Images for Personal and Group Reflection." Prayers by Terri MacKinzie, SHCJ.
2007
Wake to Wonderment; Prayers and Images for Personal and Group Reflection. 01
Multi-media publication, "Wake to Wonderment; Prayers and Images for Personal and Group Reflection." Prayers by Terri MacKinzie, SHCJ.
2005
Publications about Cornelia Connelly
Publications about Cornelia Connelly
Volumes 1-8 of Society History
Volumes 1-8 of Society History
Assorted works by SHCJ authors 04
Assorted works by SHCJ authors
Assorted works by SHCJ authors 03
Assorted works by SHCJ authors
Assorted works by SHCJ authors 02
Assorted works by SHCJ authors
Assorted works by SHCJ authors 01
Assorted works by SHCJ authors
Two collections of poetry by Eleanor Slater, SHCJ with a photo of the author
Two collections of poetry by Eleanor Slater, SHCJ with a photo of the author
Framed copy of "Epstein's Lazarus," poem by Mary Anthony Weinig.
Framed copy of "Epstein's Lazarus," poem by Mary Anthony Weinig.
Assorted works by SHCJ with photo of SHCJ authors Caritas McCarthy and Mary Anthony Weinig.
Assorted works by SHCJ with photo of SHCJ authors Caritas McCarthy and Mary Anthony Weinig.
Three works by Sr. Mary Anthony Weinig, SHCJ
Three works by Sr. Mary Anthony Weinig, SHCJ
Jubilee Postcard 03
Postcard celebrating jubilee
1896
Jubilee Postcard 04
Postcard celebrating jubilee
1896
Jubilee Postcard 02
Postcard celebrating jubilee
1896
Jubilee Postcard 01
Postcard celebrating jubilee
1896
Sample Page from Society Record 03
Sample page from book describing current society with listings of members and photos of convents, schools, etc.
Sample Page from Society Record 02
Sample page from book describing current society with listings of members and photos of convents, schools, etc.
Sample Page from Society Record 01
Sample page from book describing current society with listings of members and photos of convents, schools, etc.
Trunk 02
Trunk belonging to Rev. Mr. Jones who gave St. Leonards-on-Sea property to Cornelia
Trunk 01
Trunk belonging to Rev. Mr. Jones who gave St. Leonards-on-Sea property to Cornelia
Early Society Cross 05
Early society rosary
Early Society Cross 04
Early society rosary
Early Society Cross 03
Early society rosary
Early Society Cross 02

Back of early society cross. Cornelia first designed this cross for use when the Rule was eventually approved. It was shown to Pius IX when she was in Rome in 1869 working on the ill-fated revision of the Rule. Apparently Pius IX thought it was too ornate for simple religious to wear and so Cornelia simplified it while she was convalescing in Hyeres during the winter 1969-70. Thus, this cross was never worn by anyone, and probably is the only one in existence. Cornelia never even wore the simplified cross in spite of the doctored photos of her that hung in our schools and communities for so long! Only after the approbation in 1887 do early photos show the finally professed wearing them, plus the plain one for the Lay Sisters.

Early Society Cross 01

Front of early society cross. Cornelia first designed this cross for use when the Rule was eventually approved. It was shown to Pius IX when she was in Rome in 1869 working on the ill-fated revision of the Rule. Apparently Pius IX thought it was too ornate for simple religious to wear and so Cornelia simplified it while she was convalescing in Hyeres during the winter 1969-70. Thus, this cross was never worn by anyone, and probably is the only one in existence. Cornelia never even wore the simplified cross in spite of the doctored photos of her that hung in our schools and communities for so long! Only after the approbation in 1887 do early photos show the finally professed wearing them, plus the plain one for the Lay Sisters.

Marble SHCJ Seal
Marble SHCJ seal; front altar piece at St. Leonard's in Philadelphia
China Plate
China plate with photo of Cornelia Connelly and gold decoration
Metal Sign from Dalton Center
Metal sign from The Dalton Center for Mission and Peace in NYC. The center was named after Sister Mary Laurentia Dalton, SHCJ, first American sister to go to Nigeria (1930-1934); she was the Superior of the Congregation from 1958-1970.
"The Scotia" - Description

Description of OBJ-OA-06

"The Scotia"
Painting of "The Scotia" paddle steamer which brought the first SHCJ's to America in 1862. (See OBJ-OA-06a for further details.)
Chalice, Paten and Ciborium 03
Chalice, paten, ciborium brought to Towanda by the first group of sisters. Consecrated by Bishop Wood. Inscription inside lid of box: "Chalice and box brought from St. Leonard's on Sea, 1863."
1863
Chalice, Paten and Ciborium 02
Chalice, paten, ciborium brought to Towanda by the first group of sisters. Consecrated by Bishop Wood. Inscription inside lid of box: "Chalice and box brought from St. Leonard's on Sea, 1863."
1863
Chalice, Paten and Ciborium 01
Chalice, paten, ciborium brought to Towanda by the first group of sisters. Consecrated by Bishop Wood. Inscription inside lid of box: "Chalice and box brought from St. Leonard's on Sea, 1863."
1863
Cruets and tray 02
Cruets and tray inscribed "The gift of our Mother, 1877."
1877
Cruets and tray 01
Cruets and tray inscribed "The gift of our Mother, 1877."
1877
Chalice
Chalice inscribed "Presented to The American Province by Rev. Mother Cornelia." On October 12, 2008 the chalice was used during the mass at St. Agatha-St. James celebrating the beginning of the bicentennial year of Cornelia Connelly's birth.
Dolls dressed in SHCJ Habits
Dolls dressed in examples of choir sister (left) and lay sister (right) habits
SHCJ Medal 15
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 14
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 13
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 12
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 11
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 10
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 09
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 08
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 07
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 04
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 05
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 06
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 03
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 01
SHCJ Medal
SHCJ Medal 02
SHCJ Medal
Counted-cross Stitch Piece
Counted cross-stitch piece by unidentified SHCJ
Painting 05
Painting by unidentified SHCJ
Painting 04
Painting by unidentified SHCJ
Painting 03
Painting by unidentified SHCJ
Watercolor 03
Watercolors by Eleanor Lane
Watercolor 02
Watercolor by Sr. Mary Cole
1991
Illumination 16
Sample of illumination done by SHCJ's
Watercolor 01
Watercolor by Sr. Mary Cole
1991
Illumination 14
Sample of illumination done by SHCJ's
Illumination 15
Sample of illumination done by SHCJ's
Illumination 13
Sample of illumination done by SHCJ's
Illumination 12
Sample of illumination done by SHCJ's
Illumination 11
Sample of illumination done by SHCJ's
Illumination 10
Sample of illumination done by SHCJ's
Illumination 09
Sample of illumination done by SHCJ's
China Plates 05
Plates painted by "SHCJ from the then English Province."
c. 1892
China Plates 04
Plate painted by "SHCJ from the then English Province."
c. 1891
China Plates 02
Plate painted by "SHCJ from the then English Province."
c. 1890
China Plates 03
Plates painted by "SHCJ from the then English Province."
c. 1890
China Plates 01
Plate painted by "SHCJ from the then English Province."
c. 1890
Decoration
Decoration created by Mother Lucy Ignatia Doyle (1888-1963)
Florentine Decoration
Florentine Decoration by Mother Maria Del Amor Fernandez, 1906-1980.
Book and Wooden Box 06
Book, wooden box. "This book was made by Mother Philip Mingle, SHCJ also known as Eleanor Lane. It is a book of prayers of praise, with illumination which the sisters could trace and use for gifts. On the last pages, Mother painted the illumination on the prayers to give aspiring artists a good example to copy."
Book and Wooden Box 05
Book, wooden box. "This book was made by Mother Philip Mingle, SHCJ also known as Eleanor Lane. It is a book of prayers of praise, with illumination which the sisters could trace and use for gifts. On the last pages, Mother painted the illumination on the prayers to give aspiring artists a good example to copy."
Book and Wooden Box 04
Book, wooden box. "This book was made by Mother Philip Mingle, SHCJ also known as Eleanor Lane. It is a book of prayers of praise, with illumination which the sisters could trace and use for gifts. On the last pages, Mother painted the illumination on the prayers to give aspiring artists a good example to copy."
Book and Wooden Box 03
Book, wooden box. "This book was made by Mother Philip Mingle, SHCJ also known as Eleanor Lane. It is a book of prayers of praise, with illumination which the sisters could trace and use for gifts. On the last pages, Mother painted the illumination on the prayers to give aspiring artists a good example to copy."
Book and Wooden Box 02
Book, wooden box. "This book was made by Mother Philip Mingle, SHCJ also known as Eleanor Lane. It is a book of prayers of praise, with illumination which the sisters could trace and use for gifts. On the last pages, Mother painted the illumination on the prayers to give aspiring artists a good example to copy."
Book and Wooden Box 01
Book, wooden box. "This book was made by Mother Philip Mingle, SHCJ also known as Eleanor Lane. It is a book of prayers of praise, with illumination which the sisters could trace and use for gifts. On the last pages, Mother painted the illumination on the prayers to give aspiring artists a good example to copy."
Icon of Cornelia Connelly
Icon of Cornelia Connelly created by Sr. Mary Theodosia Linus, SHCJ
2009
Litany of Loreto Embroidery (B)

The Madonna and Child. Embroidery piece worked on cream satin with silk and gold thread erroneously attributed to SHCJ. One from a series of thirteen pieces. The full collection resides at The Royal School of Needlework. See "The Litany of Loredo Panels" for more information.

Litany of Loreto Embroidery (A)

The Madonna and Child. Embroidery piece worked on cream satin with silk and gold thread erroneously attributed to SHCJ. One from a series of thirteen pieces. The full collection resides at The Royal School of Needlework. See "The Litany of Loredo Panels" for more information.

Lecturn 02
Top of lecturn carved by SHCJ's in England
Tapestry Rug 01
Tapestry rug stitched for Cornelia by SHCJ sisters for aisle of Mayfield Chapel. Stitched in panels then joined; originally ran entire length of chapel. Writing on border speaks of hidden God and delighting in him day and night.
Completed 1887
Tapestry Rug 02
Tapestry rug stitched for Cornelia by SHCJ sisters for aisle of Mayfield Chapel. Stitched in panels then joined; originally ran entire length of chapel. Writing on border speaks of hidden God and delighting in him day and night.
Completed 1888
Tapestry Rug 03
Tapestry rug stitched for Cornelia by SHCJ sisters for aisle of Mayfield Chapel. Stitched in panels then joined; originally ran entire length of chapel. Writing on border speaks of hidden God and delighting in him day and night.
Completed 1889
Tapestry Rug 04
Tapestry rug stitched for Cornelia by SHCJ sisters for aisle of Mayfield Chapel. Stitched in panels then joined; originally ran entire length of chapel. Writing on border speaks of hidden God and delighting in him day and night.
Completed 1890
Illumination 15a

Sample of illumination done by SHCJ's

Litany of Loreto Embroidery Panels

Details of provenance for embroidery panels: Madonna and Child A and B.

Sept. 2004
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