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Empowering the People of GodCatholic Action before and after Vatican II$
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Jeremy Bonner, Mary Beth Fraser Connolly, and Christopher Denny

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780823254002

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.001.0001

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Relevant Transformations

Relevant Transformations

The Young Women of the Extension Lay Volunteers, 1961–1971

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(p.144) (p.145) 6 Relevant Transformations
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Empowering the People of God
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Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.003.0007

Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello examines the experience of the Extension Lay Volunteers. A group mostly of young women recruited from recent graduates of Catholic colleges and universities, the Volunteers assumed roles as teachers and social workers in poverty stricken communities across the United States. Inspired by the pronouncements of Vatican II, their work served to redefine their understanding of their vocation both as women and as faithful Catholics and represented a religious example of the construction of unintentional community during the 1960s.

Keywords:   Community, Extension Society, Extension Lay Volunteers, Social Change, Women

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