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Mobilizing “America's Marys”: Women, Fundraising, and the Mary Memorial Altar, 1913–1938

Thomas A. Tweed

in America's Church: The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782987
eISBN:
9780199897384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782987.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the fundraising for the Mary Memorial Altar, moving from the first efforts to raise funds for the altar in 1913 to the culmination of those efforts in 1938. It argues that in ... More


The Morbid Consciousness of Womanhood: Catholicism, Antisuffrage, and the Limits of Sisterhood

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

in New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832493
eISBN:
9781469605999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889848_cummings.8
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on Katherine E. Conway, a journalist and author based in Boston, who frequently commented on the constellation of issues that constituted “the woman question” in late nineteenth- ... More


Benevolent Institutions and Their Lady Managers

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the women's benevolent institutions. They were in place in 1880 dispensing aid on a regular basis. By ministering the poor, benevolent ladies understood the degree of ... More


The Liturgical Movement and Catholic Action: Women Living the Liturgical Life in the Lay Apostolate

Katharine E. Harmon

in Empowering the People of God: Catholic Action before and after Vatican II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254002
eISBN:
9780823261154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Katharine Harmon explores the intersection of the interwar Liturgical Movement with three forms of female lay initiative, the National Council for Catholic Women, the Catholic intellectual revival ... More


The “New Woman” at the “University” Gender and American Catholic Identity in the Progressive Era

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

in The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831021
eISBN:
9781469605173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867990_brekus.11
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the Americanist controversy and the relationship between Catholicism and Progressivism in the early twentieth century. Focusing on the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, and ... More


Enlarging Our Lives: Higher Education, Americanism, and Trinity College for Catholic Women

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

in New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832493
eISBN:
9781469605999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889848_cummings.6
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the time when Sister Julia McGroarty presided over the opening of Trinity College for Catholic women in Washington, D.C. McGroarty, the American provincial superior of the ... More


New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832493
eISBN:
9781469605999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889848_cummings
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

American Catholic women rarely surface as protagonists in histories of the United States. Offering a new perspective, this book places Catholic women at the forefront of two defining developments of ... More


“This Is Our Challenge! We Will Pursue It”: The National Council of Catholic Women, the Feminist Movement, and the Second Vatican Council, 1960–1975

Mary J. Henold

in Empowering the People of God: Catholic Action before and after Vatican II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254002
eISBN:
9780823261154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Mary Henold explores the changing character of the National Conference of Catholic Women during the 1960s and 1970s, with particular reference to its executive director Margaret Mealey. By ... More


Origins and aspirations: voluntary women's organisations and the representation of housewives, mothers and citizens

Caitríona Beaumont

in Housewives and citizens: Domesticity and the women's movement in England, 1928-64

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086076
eISBN:
9781781705971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086076.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the origins and aims of the five voluntary women's organisations included in this research: the Mothers’ Union, Catholic Women's League, National Council of Women, National ... More


“Not Bound by Enclosure”: The Sisters of Mercy Respond: 1846–1929

Mary Beth Fraser Connolly

in Women of Faith: The Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254736
eISBN:
9780823261048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254736.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter two examines how the Sisters of Mercy lived their religion and sought to incorporate their founding charism in their works of mercy throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. ... More


Passing on the Faith: Training the Next Generation of American Practicing Catholics

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In hearing the phrase “passing on the faith,” images of more than a list of beliefs pass before the eyes of the hearers' imaginations. This chapter reconstructs debates over the nature of ... More


Epilogue: The Devout Woman of the Third Republic and the Eclipse of Catholic Fraternity

Carol E. Harrison

in Romantic Catholics: France's Postrevolutionary Generation in Search of a Modern Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452451
eISBN:
9780801470592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452451.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book concludes with a brief epilogue on the origins of the imaginary Catholic woman of the French Third Republic. The fall of Rome and the installation of the Third Republic transformed French ... More


Little Slices of Heaven and Mary's Candy Kisses Mexican American Women Redefining Feminism and Catholicism

Kristy Nabhan-Warren

in The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831021
eISBN:
9781469605173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867990_brekus.15
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Many scholars have defined feminism narrowly as the desire for autonomy, thus failing to take into account the central role of women in their families, communities, and churches. In particular, ... More


“The spirit of our Institute is mercy, as its name denotes”: The Nature of Mercy in Nineteenth-Century America

Mary Beth Fraser Connolly

in Women of Faith: The Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254736
eISBN:
9780823261048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254736.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter one examines the spiritual and community life of the Sisters of Mercy from 1846 to 1929. It explores how the founding charism of Catharine McAuley was transported to the United States and ... More


Islam Is to Catholicism as Teflon Is to Velcro: Religion and Culture among Muslims and Latinas

R. Stephen Warner, Elise Martel, and Rhonda E. Dugan

in Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the attitudes toward religion and ethnicity among South Asian Muslim women and Latino Catholic women. On the one hand, Muslim women separate religion from culture and identify ... More


Demanding Decades: Mercy Response to the Clergy and the Laity: 1928–1960s

Mary Beth Fraser Connolly

in Women of Faith: The Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254736
eISBN:
9780823261048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254736.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter four examines the growing demand for sisters to staff various institutions and the need to educate and prepare its members for ministerial work as teachers or health professionals. This ... More


Reinventing Community and Service to the World

Mary Beth Fraser Connolly

in Women of Faith: The Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254736
eISBN:
9780823261048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254736.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter six examines the legacy of the Sister Formation Conference and Renewal on how sisters saw their ministry, their local community living, and their identity as women religious in the late 1960s ... More


“This Far by Faith”: Reimagined Religious Life and the Sisters of Mercy

Mary Beth Fraser Connolly

in Women of Faith: The Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254736
eISBN:
9780823261048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254736.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter seven examines the nature of religious life following the tumultuous decades of renewal. This chapter explores how the community lived and worked as the meaning of religious life shifted. In ... More


New Community, Same Spirit

Mary Beth Fraser Connolly

in Women of Faith: The Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254736
eISBN:
9780823261048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254736.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter three examines the nature of religious life following amalgamation and throughout the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s as that life became increasingly structuralized but remained faithful to the ... More


Other Suffrage Organisations

in Mrs Brown is a Man and a Brother: Women in Merseyside's Political Organisations 1890-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237389
eISBN:
9781846313608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237389.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines some of the minor women's suffrage organisations in Liverpool during the period from 1890 to 1920. It explains that by 1914 there were about 53 national organisations where ... More


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