Mother Euphrasie Hinkle

  • was a convert from Methodism;
  • established first Chicago mission of the Congregation — St. Philip (St. Mel);
  • established first East Coast mission of the Congregation — St. Rose, Chelsea, Mass.;
  • began building the Church of the Immaculate Conception in 1886;
  • in February 1889, Providence Convent, which was built by Mother Theodore, was destroyed by fire;
  • died in office, Aug. 17, 1889.