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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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Reaching Out to the People of God

Reaching Out to the People of God

The Implications of Renewal for the Sisters of Mercy in Parish Schools

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(p.171) 7 Reaching Out to the People of God
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Empowering the People of God
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Mary Beth Fraser Connolly

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.003.0008

Mary Beth Fraser Connolly examines the interaction of members of the Chicago Province of the Sisters of Mercy during the 1950s and 1960s with their parish communities. As laypeople endeavored to assume greater control over parochial education, many sisters began to experiment with forms of vocation and mission that broke down the boundaries between professed religious and the laity. Those sisters who remained in the educational apostolate after 1970 increasingly devoted their efforts to such objects as civil rights and racial reconciliation.

Keywords:   Chicago, Catholic Parishes, Catholic Schools, Civil Rights, Education, Sisters of Mercy

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