(Josephites; Josephite Fathers; Josephite Missionaries). RC miss. soc. founded 1866 Mill Hill (now in Hendon, suburb of London), Eng., as St. Joseph's Soc. for For. Missions by Herbert Alfred Vaughan (18321903; b. Gloucester, Eng.; 2d bp. Salford 1872; abp. Westminster 1892; cardinal 1893); chief work among Negroes. St. Joseph's Sem., Baltimore, Maryland, was est. 1888. The Am. community formed the new Soc. of St. Joseph, est. 1932.
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