The Bishop's Messengers of St. Faith's, founded in 1928 by Marguerita Fowler, preached and conducted services of prayer, visitation, Sunday School and confirmation classes in school houses, homes and mission churches in the isolated regions of the Prairies where few clergymen were available. The Bishop's Messengers of St. Faith's was later named The Order of St. Faith's and was disbanded in 1979.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of pamphlets and newsletters outlining the order's function and versions of its constitution. Also includes photocopies of short histories of the Bishop's Messengers of St. Faith's including, The Story of St. Faith's, by Marguerita D. Fowler, O.B.E.
Fonds consists of two articles 1. The work we have done: relationship, investment and contribution The Inuit workers of St. Luke's Hospital, Pannirtuuq, 1930-1972. Prepared by Emily E.S. Cowall Farrell and Meeka Alivaktuk. (2005), 15 p.
2. Take your medicine: the knowledge of resourcefulness : Inuit, nurse missionaries, medical doctors and sanitary science (2006) 45 p.