foundress foundress

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman founder

Usage(s):

  • The nine-day period began with his canonizing as Saints Lucia Filippini, foundress of the religious educational order Maestre Pie Filippini, and Caterina Thoma, a Spanish canoness.

Quotes

  • "The Church has been very patient with them. I've been very patient with them," Archbishop Prendergast said. "It's a kind of cult. I think they are very much under the sway of the foundress. Whatever she says counts for more important than...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Terrence Prendergast Source: National Post

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