St. Peter's Basilica, the largest Catholic church in the world
Group picture of nuns from Convent of the Holy Faith Ireland 1915.

Margaret Louisa Aylward (1810-1889) was an Irish Roman Catholic nun, philanthropist, and founder of the Sisters of the Holy Faith.

- Margaret Aylward

It was founded in Dublin, in 1857, by Margaret Aylward, under the direction of Rev. John Gowan, C.M., from the St. Peter's Vincentian Community in Phibsboro, Dublin.

- Sisters of the Holy Faith
St. Peter's Basilica, the largest Catholic church in the world

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St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Dublin

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin

Ecclesiastical territory or archdiocese of the Catholic Church (particularly the Roman Catholic or Latin Church) located in the eastern part of Ireland.

Ecclesiastical territory or archdiocese of the Catholic Church (particularly the Roman Catholic or Latin Church) located in the eastern part of Ireland.

St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Dublin

The 1800s saw the great work of the new religious congregations, such as the Sisters of Charity under Mary Aikenhead, Catherine McAuley with her House of Mercy in Baggot Street, and Margaret Aylward with the Holy Faith Sisters, Blessed Edmund Rice from Waterford, with O'Connell Schools in Richmond Street and the School in Hannover Street which later moved to Westland Row.

Holy Faith Secondary School, Clontarf

Girls' voluntary second level school in Clontarf on the Northside of Dublin, Ireland.

Girls' voluntary second level school in Clontarf on the Northside of Dublin, Ireland.

Founded by the Holy Faith Sisters in 1890, and originally providing both primary (mixed sex) and secondary education, it is since 2009 in the care of The Le Cheile Schools Trust.

Saint Patrick's Society for the Foreign Missions

Catholic society of apostolic life of pontifical right for men composed of missionary priests.

Catholic society of apostolic life of pontifical right for men composed of missionary priests.

The Kiltegan Fathers in association with Sisters of the Holy Faith in 2013, worked to set up a primary school in Riwoto, South Sudan.

Eileen Flynn

Schoolteacher in County Wexford, Ireland, who was dismissed in 1982 for cohabiting with a married man.

Schoolteacher in County Wexford, Ireland, who was dismissed in 1982 for cohabiting with a married man.

She began teaching Irish and history in 1978 at the Holy Faith Convent in New Ross, a girls' Catholic school run by the Sisters of the Holy Faith.

Garda vs Defence Forces camogie match in 2012

Kathleen Cody (camogie)

Former camogie player, one of the leading players of her generation and one of the game’s most accomplished goalscorers.

Former camogie player, one of the leading players of her generation and one of the game’s most accomplished goalscorers.

Garda vs Defence Forces camogie match in 2012

Having won seven All Ireland medals and eleven Leinster championship medals and at the age of just 24, Kathleen Cody announced she was retiring and joining the Holy Faith order convent in Glasnevin in January 1952.

St Wolstan's Community School

St. Wolstan's Community School is an all-female community school, under the trusteeship of the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, the Holy Faith Sisters and Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board situated in Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland.

The Le Cheile Schools Trust

Charitable trust which manages around 60 schools in Ireland on behalf of fifteen Roman Catholic religious congregations.

Charitable trust which manages around 60 schools in Ireland on behalf of fifteen Roman Catholic religious congregations.

Sisters of the Holy Faith

St. Victor's in 1572

St. Wolstan's Priory

Former Augustinian monastery located in County Kildare, Ireland.

Former Augustinian monastery located in County Kildare, Ireland.

St. Victor's in 1572

In 1955 the site was purchased by the Holy Faith Sisters, who established St. Wolstan's Holy Faith Convent School.

Celbridge

Town and townland on the River Liffey in County Kildare, Ireland.

Town and townland on the River Liffey in County Kildare, Ireland.

St. Patrick's Church
Christ Church
Celbridge Main Street
Castletown House, late 19th century-photograph from the fields between the house and the River Liffey, showing an almost full view of this major Palladian house.
The Obelisk

Orphans and illegitimate children were fostered out into the village community from the workhouse and also from the Holy Faith convents in Dublin.

Cathedral of Port of Spain

Patrick Finbar Ryan

Irish Dominican priest who served as Archbishop of Port of Spain .

Irish Dominican priest who served as Archbishop of Port of Spain .

Cathedral of Port of Spain

In 1946 Bishop Ryan invited the Irish Presentation Brothers to the diocese to set up schools and in 1947 the Holy Faith Sisters.