Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Photo By Michael Alexander
(L-r) Hawthorne Dominican Sisters Mary Josepha Borja, Miriam Smith and Marian Galliers work and reside at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home, Atlanta. Their respective hometowns are Thomasville, Ga., Philadelphia, Pa., and Boynton Beach, Fla. The three sisters have a combined 109 years as women religious with their order.


Through lives of devoted service, sisters bring the faith to the people

ATLANTA—For 20 years Hawthorne Dominican Sister Miriam Smith has quietly provided free palliative care and a listening ear at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home to those dying of cancer, where typically less than 5 percent of the patients are Catholic. Over at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, founded by Sisters of Mercy in 1880, Sister […] Full Story