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Declining years of honour

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 16 Aug 2013 @ 12:05

IN 1866, Etheldreda Benett founded the Anglican community of the Sisters of Bethany, in East London, to offer regular prayer for Christian unity, and service, and - for the first time - to provide retreats for women. Since then, the community have had a wide and varied history.

Their mother house was in Bournemouth, and they have worked in Persia, Syria, and South Africa. But, as with many of the religious communities founded in the days of 19th-century Anglo-Catholicism, they have ...

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