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Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Margaret M. McGuinness

Abstract

Neighbors and Missionaries is a history of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine, a community of women religious founded by Marion Gurney (Mother Marianne of Jesus) in 1910. Believing that she was not called to ministries that involved either parochial education or health care, Mother Marianne and the women who joined her worked with the urban poor in social settlements and staffed religious education classes for children attending public schools. The Sisters of Christian Doctrine established two settlements in New York City, and later expanded their work into South Carolina and Florid ... More

Keywords: Sisters of Christian Doctrine, Social settlements, Women religious, U.S. Catholicism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780823239870
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Margaret M. McGuinness, author
La Salle University