Sisters from different orders perform a folk dance from their native Kerala, India, in 2011. Photo courtesy Nishant Ratnakar. Colonial and postcolonial Mexican religious orders Cistercian Nuns on Their Way to Mass, France,13th Century "We Will Go, Send Us," silk banner created by Thoma Swanson, OP, for the Seventh Triennial Conference (2007) St. Josephine Bakhita, F.D.C.C. (c. 1869-1947), born in the Sudan, canonized in 2000 A Sister of St. Joseph Teaching High School Science, Brooklyn, NY, 1965 Nurses and Staff of Satterlee Military Hospital, Philadelphia, during the Civil War. Courtesy Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise, St. Louis, Mo.