The Sisters of the Good Shepherd religious order, which administered the Magdalen Laundries here, was founded by a French nun, Mary Euphrasia Pelletier, in 1835.
The professed ethos of the order is: "Approaching each person as Christ does, with compassion, gentleness, acceptance and respect; awakening, in those wounded by life's circumstances, a deep sense of their infinite worth and dignity as persons and instilling in them a hope for the future."
Aside from the vows of...
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