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THE LIFE OF BLESSED MIRIAM TERESA: A CHRONOLOGICAL OVERVIEW (1901 – 1927)

1901, March 26:
Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, USA

1901, March 31:
Baptized and confirmed according to the Greek-Catholic rite
 
1905-1913:
Attended elementary school
 
1913:
First Holy Communion
 
1917:
Graduated Bayonne High School - Salutatorian

1917-1919:
Care for ailing mother

Graduation Day from CSE

1919, September:  
Entered the College of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, New Jersey
 
1923, June 14:
Graduated College of Saint Elizabeth, Summa cum laude
 
1923-1924:
Taught at Academy of Saint Aloysius in Jersey City, New Jersey
 
1924, December 8:
Decided upon her vocation to the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, New Jersey
 
1925, February 11:
Entered the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth
 
1925, May 17:
Received the religious habit
 
1925-1926:
Taught as a postulant and novice at the Academy of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, New Jersey
 
1926, June:
Received the request from her spiritual director to write the conferences for the novitiate

Nazareth Novitiate, Convent Station, NJ

1926, December 20:
Operated on for a tonsillitis at Saint Joseph Hospital, Paterson, New Jersey
 
1927, January:
Entered Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Elizabeth, New Jersey (Presently Trinitas Regional Medical Center)
 
1927, April 2:
Religious profession in danger of death
 
1927, May 6:
Operated on for appendicitis.  Developed peritonitis and succumbed to this infection.

1927, May 8:
Holy death

1927, May 11:
Funeral at Holy Family Chapel, Convent Station, New Jersey and burial at Holy Family Cemetery on Motherhouse grounds, Convent Station.  Body exhumed and placed in crypt in Holy Family Chapel on May 9, 1979.

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