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This book tells the story of how a group of Irish Dominican sisters answered an urgent appeal in 1968 to teach in a school in New Orleans. Since that time sisters have set out courageously, often at short notice, to face the emerging challenges of different cultures, institutions, and systems.
Cabra Dominicans and All That Jazz celebrates the gifts of the Cabra Sisters and of the people to whom they minister in Louisiana.
Give Dust a Tongue is a memoir that views the spiritual developments of an internationally acclaimed poet. From the strict Roman Catholic of his upbringing on Achill Island, through years spent in a Spiritan Seminary studying for the priesthood, a marriage and the death of a young wife, through the establishment of Poetry Ireland, the National Poetry Society, and the development of his own poetic career.
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A Light Undimmed tells the story of one of the oldest Irish convents in the world. Nuns, monks, and friars were expelled from their homes, their property and assets taken over by the State and given to favorites of the monarch.
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One of Ireland's foremost architects tells the story of how Irish church building responded to the liturgical changes initiated at Vatican II when a new understanding of liturgical action led to new requirements in liturgical space.
Richly illustrated and every page carries photographs of churches, works of art and plans of buildings.
This book looks at the range of doctrines, images, and practices attached to Mary of Nazareth, and explores Marian theology as a possible means of mediation between Catholic Church teaching and Christian feminist anthropology. It encapsulates some of the diverse beliefs and images of the Marian mystery through the eyes of her followers past and present.
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Catherine McAuley was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1778. In 1824 she used inheritance to build a large House of Mercy where she and other lay women would shelter homeless women, reach out to the sick and dying and educate poor girls.
This book is a collection of correspondence to and from Catherine McAuley between 1827 -1841.
Takes the reader on a biblical journey, ending in the company of two disciples on the road to Emmaus who, after frankly sharing their disappointment and hurt, meet a new future at the heart of their experience.
The Franciscans: Who are they? How did they start? How have they grown? What do they do? What do they believe? Where are they today?
These are some of the questions this book will try to answer. And in answering those questions it will sketch a family portrait, that of the Franciscans, a picture of a family with its own memories, its own character, its own stories.