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From Old Worlds to New

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces missionary Philippine Duchesne, who entered a cloistered Visitation convent in Grenoble in 1787. Forced to leave because of the Revolution, she joined the Religious of the ... More


“We Shall Need Jesuits to Bring Them to Us”

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines Philippine Duchesne's longstanding interest in Catholic evangelization among Native Americans. Upon arrival in Missouri, she succeeded in enrolling a few mixed‐race Indian girls ... More


Foothold on the Frontier

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter follows Philippine Duchesne to Missouri, where she and her RSCJ companions established girls' schools in and around St. Louis and St. Charles. Duchesne struggled against American ... More


Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Sarah A. Curtis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

Civilizing Habits explores the life stories of three French women missionaries—Philippine Duchesne, Emilie de Vialar, and Anne‐Marie Javouhey—who transgressed boundaries, both real and ... More


✦ Nation Saints ✦

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

in A Saint of Our Own: How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649474
eISBN:
9781469649498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649474.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter covers 1925 to 1939, a period over which more U.S. causes for canonization were introduced than ever before. The saints U.S. Catholics supported said more about their own position in the ... More


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