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Annexation and Accommodation: Catholic Growth within the Expanding South, 1815–1845

James M. Woods

in A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513–1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035321
eISBN:
9780813039046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035321.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In January 1815, at the chapel of the Ursuline convent in the Vieux Carré (French Quarter) section of New Orleans, the Ursuline sisters, other interested women, and some elderly men prayed all night ... More


Migrations, Movements, and Ministry: Catholicism in the South, 1845–1900

James M. Woods

in A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513–1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035321
eISBN:
9780813039046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035321.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

It is widely overlooked that the earliest women's religious orders worked in the American South and that many of these communities were founded in the region. The first women's religious orders to ... More


Transforming the Role of Convents in Havana: 1796–1807

John J. Clune

in Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032177
eISBN:
9780813038308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032177.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the changing role of convents in Havana, Cuba, as educational institutions for female during the period from 1796 to 1807. It discusses the arrival of the Ursulines in Havana ... More


Esther Anglaise

Ann M. Little

in The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300218213
eISBN:
9780300224627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218213.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes Esther Wheelwright’s stay in Québec, North America’s most impressively fortified city, which was surrounded by enormous earthworks and enclosed by thick stone walls and gates. ... More


Mother Esther

Ann M. Little

in The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300218213
eISBN:
9780300224627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218213.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter recounts the first visit of Mother Esther de lʻEnfant Jésus’ nephew, Nathaniel, in the Ursuline monastery in January 1754. He gave Esther a silver place setting and chalice. The place ... More


Esther Zelatrix

Ann M. Little

in The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300218213
eISBN:
9780300224627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218213.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows the life of Mother Esther de lʻEnfant Jésus after stepping down from the mother superiorship. She was no longer the object of resentment or complaints from her fellow Ursulines, ... More


Unification and Regularization in the Sixteenth-Century Spiritual Climate

Alison More

in Fictive Orders and Feminine Religious Identities, 1200-1600

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807698
eISBN:
9780191845512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807698.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Official Franciscan mythology recounts that unity was definitively restored to the third order with the rule that Pope Leo X promulgated in his 1521 bull Inter cetera. However, close examination ... More


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