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Huntington, James Otis Sargent (23 July 1854–10 July 1935), founder of the monastic Order of the Holy Cross of the Episcopal church, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Frederic Dan Huntington and Hannah Dane Sargent. His parents, both of Puritan stock, imbued their children with a strong sense of civic responsibility and particularly with passionate concern for the needy. Huntington was profoundly influenced by his father, who had been a Unitarian minister and professor of moral ethics at Harvard University before joining the Episcopal church. Huntington emulated his father’s passionate commitment to trinitarian theology and social justice, although he departed from his father’s views in adopting the Catholic tradition of Anglicanism....

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Pollyblank, Ellen Albertina (30 September 1840–20 July 1930), Anglican sister and educator at St. Andrew's Priory in Honolulu, Hawaii, Anglican sister and educator at St. Andrew’s Priory in Honolulu, Hawaii, was born in Devon, England, the daughter of Joseph Pollyblank, a Cornish linen draper, and Selina Stocker. The emphasis placed on piety in her family home led Pollyblank to join a religious order. She became a novice of the first order with the Congregation of Religious of the Society of the Most Holy Trinity in January 1867, just when a group of sisters was being prepared to undertake the society’s second mission to Hawaii. The Society of the Most Holy Trinity had been enlarged from an earlier congregation of sisters devoted to the upbringing of orphaned girls....

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Rogers, Elizabeth Ann (02 November 1829–20 February 1921), Anglican sister and educator at St. Andrew's Priory in Honolulu, Hawaii, Anglican sister and educator at St. Andrew’s Priory in Honolulu, Hawaii, was born in Cornwall, England, the daughter of James Rogers, a carpenter, and Ann Ellis. Elizabeth Ann’s early display of Catholic piety was encouraged by her family’s friendship with the vicar of Porthleven, Reverend Thomas L. Williams, and as a grown woman she became interested in devoting herself to the church. Reverend Williams introduced her to an Anglican sisterhood known as the Congregation of Religious of the Society of the Most Holy Trinity, which was a recent outgrowth of an earlier organization that had been devoted to raising the orphaned daughters of British soldiers and sailors....