New Orleans Tribune

January 2, 2022

“Miss Henriette Delille had for long years consecrated herself totally to God without reservation to the instruction of the ignorant and principally to the slave. To perpetuate this kind of apostolate, so different yet so necessary, she had founded with the help of certain pious persons the House of the Holy Family, a house poor and little known except by the poor and the young, and which for the past ten or twelve years has produced, quietly, a considerable good which will continue.

Having never heard of philanthropy, this poor maid has done more than the great philanthropists with their systems so brilliant yet so vain.”

We would love for you to receive our newsletter and update emails. Please subscribe here.