Catherine SpaldingSister Catherine Spalding (1793–1858)

Religious Superior

The first Mother Superior of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Spalding was part of a prominent Maryland Catholic family. She worked on the Kentucky frontier during the time of Bishop Benedict Flaget.


Wikipedia * Sisters of Charity of Nazareth


M.E. Doyle, Pioneer Spirit: Catherine Spalding, Sister of Charity of Nazareth