Mother Angela Hughes, SC (1806–1866)

Religious superior

Hughes, the younger sister of Bp. John Hughes, joined the Sisters of Charity, serving as a nurse at their St. Louis Hospital from 1833–1837. She later founded St. Vincent's Hospital in New York.


Sisters of Charity of New York


B. McCauley, Who Shall Take Care of Our Sick? : Roman Catholic Sisters and the Development of Catholic Hospitals in New York City