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Religious Orders of Women in the United States: Catholic

Elinor Tong Dehey

ISBN 10: 0970652607 / ISBN 13: 9780970652607
Published by St. Athanasius Press, U. S. A.
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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908pp Revised edition Accounts of their origin, works, and most important institutions Interwoven with histories of many famous foundresses Imprimatur Lots of black and white photos of nuns in their habits Very faint smudge near upper outside corner of front facing page from removed address label, otherwise book is AS NEW. Bookseller Inventory # 84974

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Title: Religious Orders of Women in the United ...

Publisher: St. Athanasius Press, U. S. A.

Binding: Faux Leather Hardback

Book Condition:Fine

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The first and only work devoted exclusively to the numerous Catholic communities of women in this country,"Religious Orders of Women in the United States", represents extensive correspondence and research, in one compact volume. It presents: authentic accounts of the sisterhoods, their origins, works and most important institutions. "A veritable Encyclopedia " -"A book for the home;for the library, public and institutional; for all pastors, confessors, and spiritual directors." Book is signed with an inscription by the author dated August 21,1931. Also included are two original reviews: one from Quarterly Bulletin of the International Federation of Catholic Alumnae - dated March 1931 & from The Signet Magazine of the Federated Alumnae of the Sacred Heart in the United States and Canada - dated October 1930 - and original Order Blank. Supplement at end gives names and addresses of convents (including Motherhouses and novitiates) through out the U.S. Also listed by states ; all Hospices and Boardinghomes conducted by Religious Orders of Women

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