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The call of the cloister; religious communities and kindred bodies in the Anglican Communion.

Author: Peter F Anson
Publisher: London, S.P.C.K., [1955] 1956.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Anson
OCLC Number: 1485084
Description: xvi, 641 pages plates 23 cm
Contents: The call of the cloister in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries --
I. Communities of men: The first "monasteries": Littlemore and Elton --
The second "monasteries" --
Benedictines of Llanthony --
Society of St John the Evangelist --
Order of St Augustine, and other brotherhoods --
Order of St Paul --
Community of the Resurrection --
Society of the Sacred Mission --
Society of the Divine Compassion --
Benedictines of Caldey Island --
Oratory of the Good Shepherd --
Benedictines of Nashdom --
Monastery of St Mary at the Cross --
Society of St Francis --
Brotherhood of the Holy Cross --
Servants of Christ the King --
Community of the Servants of the Will of God --
Company of mission priests --
College of St Augustine, and some small brotherhoods --
II. The first sisterhoods (1845-1851): Sisterhood of the Holy Cross, Park Village West --
Community of St Mary the Virgin, Wantage --
Society of the Most Holy Trinity, Ascot --
Community of Nursing Sisters of St John the Divine, Hastings --
Community of St Thomas-the-Martyr, Oxford --
Society of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, South Leigh. III. Later Sisterhoods (1851-1858): Community of St John the baptist, clewer --
Society of all saints, london colney --
Community of all hallows, Ditchingham --
Community of the blessed Virgin Mary, Rottingdean --
Society of St Margaret, East Grinstead --
Community of the Holy Cross, Haywards Heath --
Community of St. Peter, a. community of st peter the opostle, westminster, b. community of st peter Horbury --
Community of the Holy Rood, Middlesbrough --
Community of St. Mary, Wymering --
IV Communities founded between 1860 and 1870: Community of St. Peter, Woking --
Deaconess Community of St. Andrew, London --
Community of the mission sisters of the holy name of jesus, Malvern Link --
Community of St. Mary at the Cross, Edgware --
Community of St. Wilfried, Exeter --
Society of the sisters of Bethany, London --
Coimmunity of St Andrew of Scotland, Edinbrugh --
Sisters of Charity, Knowle, Bristol --
Benedictine Nuns (feltham and llanthony; west malling and milford haven) --
Community of reparation to jesus in the blessed Sacrament, Woking --
V. Communities founded between 1870-1900: Sisters of the church, Ham Common --
Scottish Society of Reparation, Aberdeen --
Community of St Mary the Virgin and St Modewenna, Dundee --
Order of Holy Charity, Edinburgh --
Community of St. Laurence, Belper --
Community of St. Denys, Warminster --
Community of the Servants of the Cross, Findon, Worthing --
Commuinity of St. Katharine, Parmoor, Henley-on-thames --
Community of the Epiphany, Truro --
St. Mary's Abbey, West Malling --
Community of the compassion of Jesus, Thames Ditton --
Society of the incarnation of the eternal son, Birmingham --
Community of St. Michael and all angels, hammersmith --
Servants of Christ, Burnham, bucks --
Community of the holy family, baldslow, St. Leonards-on-sea. VI. Communities founded since 1900: Community of st. Mary the virgin, dublin --
Sisterhood of the saviour, Chesterfield --
Society of the precious blood, bunham, bucks --
Community of St. Francis Hackney --
Community of the sisters of the love of God, Oxford --
Community of the good shepherd, Twyford, Berks --
Order of st. elizabeth of hungary, london --
Community of st. John the evangelist, Dublin --
Society of the sacred cross, Lydart, monmouth --
Order of the holy paraclete, whitby --
Sisters of the Transfiguration, Wingrave, Bucks Society of the servants of mary, Camberwell --
Community of the companions of jesus the good shephard, west ogwell, devon --
Community of our lady St. Mary the virgin, Burford, Oxon, Devon --
Community of our lady St Mary, Torquay --
Community of Jesus of Nazareth, Wetcote, KLingham, Oxon --
Community of the presentation, Highgate --
Franciscan servants of Jesus and Mary, Posbury St Francis, Devon --
Benedictine Community of the Salutation of St Mary the Virgin, Burford, Oxen --
Community of St. Clare, Freeland, Oxon --
Company of St. Clare, freeland, oxon --
Company of St. Francis, Gateshead --
Mission sisters of the Charity of St. Francis, norwich, and some small communities now extinct --
VII. Communities in oversea provinces and dioceses: a. Men: The Nashotah mission --
Society of the Holy Cross --
Order of the Holy Cross --
Brothers of Nazareth --
Community of the Companions of the Holy Saviour --
Society of the Atonement --
St. Barnabas' Brotherhood --
Order of Poor Brethren of st francis --
Brothers of St. Paul --
Brothers of St. Joseph --
Society of the Catholic Commonwealth --
Order of St. Augustine. VII. Communities in oversea provinces and dioceses b. Women: Sisterhood of the Holy Communion --
Community of St. Mary --
Sisterhood of the holy Nativity --
Sisterhood of St. John the Evangist --
Community of the Transfiguration --
Community of St. Saviour --
Order of St. Anne --
Poor Clares of Reparation and Adoration --
Teachers of the Children of God --
Community of the Way of the Cross --
Deaconesses of St Clare's house --
Order of St Helena --
Community of the Holy Spirit --
CANADA: Brotherhood of St. Francis --
Sisterhood of St. John the Divine --
Anglican mission sisters --
SOUTH AFRICA: Community of St. Michael and All Angels --
Community of the Ressurection of Our Lord --
Society of St. John the Divine --
Native communities --
EAST AFRICA: Community of the Sacred Passion --
AUSTRALIA AND TASMANIA: a. Bush Brotherhoods --
b. Communities of women --
Community of the Holy Name --
Society of the sacred advent --
Community of the servants of the Holy Cross --
Community of the daughters of St. Clare --
NEW ZEALAND: Order of the good shpherd --
Community of the Sacred Name --
INDIA AND PAKISTAN: Oxford mission brotherhood of the Epiphany --
Christa Seva Sangha --
Oxford mission sisterhood of the Epiphany --
Appendix 1: List of religious communities and kindred bodies in the Anglican communion in order of foundation.


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