Neighbors and Missionaries : A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Neighbors and Missionaries : A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Author: Margaret M McGuinness; Project Muse.
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2012.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
The Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine community was founded in 1910 by Marion Gurney, who adopted the religious name Mother Marianne of Jesus. A graduate of Wellesley College and a convert to Catholicism, Gurney had served as head resident at St. Rose's Settlement, the first Catholic settlement house in New York City. She founded the Sisters of Christian Doctrine when other communities of women religious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret M McGuinness; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9780823266234 0823266230 9780823239870 082323987X
OCLC Number: 1175621441
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front matter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. From Wellesley College to the Lower East Side --
2. Fighting to Save the City of New York --
3. Neighbors and Teachers --
4. Settlements Go South --
5. More than Settlement Houses --
6. Changes and Continuities --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Selected Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Margaret M. McGuinness.

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A history of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine, a community of women religious founded to minister to Catholics in the United States through staffing and administering settlement houses  Read more...

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