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Deaconess community’s ministry during the First World War

From the Revd Sister Teresa Joan White CSA

Sir, - When I read "a critical ministry in the parishes" and "curates volunteer" ("Conflict on the home front", Features, 25 July),I expected comment on the further opening up of ministry to women.

When researching for "(Dss) Community of St Andrew: 1861-2011", I found:

First, in October 1914, 50 wounded Belgian soldiers were received by our Sisters ...

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