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Providence provides : the Brigidine Sisters in the New South Wales province

Author: Janice Garaty
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : NewSouth Pub., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [International ed.]View all editions and formats
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Revealing the story of the Brigidine Sisters in the New South Wales Province, this evocative history details how, in 1883, the first six Irish-born nuns arrived in Coonamble in central west New South Wales. It goes on to tell, since then, how generations of Brigidine Sisters have set up schools and other ministries in Australia and New Zealand, and have dealt with educational, social, and religious challenges.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Garaty, Janice.
Providence provides.
Sydney, N.S.W. : NewSouth Pub., 2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Garaty
ISBN: 9781742246307 1742246303
OCLC Number: 853623840
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Author's notes; Acknowledgments; 1. Soft green fields to black soil plains; 2. Expanding horizons; 3. Novices and a sea change; 4. A golden period; 5. Brisbane beckons; 6. Boom times in the sunshine state; 7. The country houses are challenged; 8. St Brigid's Sisters go west; 9. New demands in the country houses; 10. Difficult decisions in Sydney; 11. New directions; Afterword: Into the new century; Appendix I: Sisters who celebrated the Brigidine Bicentenary 2007; Appendix II: Brigidine Sisters --
engagement in education; Notes.
Responsibility: Janice Garaty.

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Revealing the story of the Brigidine Sisters in the New South Wales Province, this evocative history details how, in 1883, the first six Irish-born nuns arrived in Coonamble in central west New South Wales. It goes on to tell, since then, how generations of Brigidine Sisters have set up schools and other ministries in Australia and New Zealand, and have dealt with educational, social, and religious challenges.

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