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Sister Anna Catherine Murphy, at 92; helped found Fontbonne Academy

Sister Anna Catherine Murphy (right), the first principal at Fontbonne Academy in Milton, joined the current head of the school, Mary Ellen Barnes, at an event celebrating the high school’s 50th anniversary. Sister Anna Catherine Murphy (right), the first principal at Fontbonne Academy in Milton, joined the current head of the school, Mary Ellen Barnes, at an event celebrating the high school’s 50th anniversary. (Globe/File 2005)
By J.M. Lawrence
Globe Correspondent / December 28, 2009

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Sister Anna Catherine Murphy, who was founding principal of Fontbonne Academy for girls in Milton and a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph for 75 years, knew by the third grade that she would live a religious life, she told others. (Full article: 684 words)

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