Catholic University of America - The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives
The Christ Child Society records consist of three record groups: the personal papers of Mary Virginia Merrick (1880-1955); the records of the Washington chapter (1890-1982); and the records of the national organization (1905-1982; bulk: 1955-1982). Most of Mary Merrick's personal papers consist of correspondence with her friends, many of whom were prominent leaders in the American church: Mary Graham Hawks; Father John Burke; and members of the CUA faculty, including W.J. Kerby and Fr. Keane. Merrick's writings on Catholic spirituality for children and adults as well as her autobiography and diary are held within this collection. The organizational papers of the Washington chapter of CCS include correspondence, writings, minutes, financial publications, articles, newsclips, scrapbooks, and photographs for the chapter's Board of Directors, the departments, and committees. Many of these documents appear to have belonged to Mary Merrick. The papers of the National Christ Child Society, ... Read More
Marquette University - John P. Raynor Library
Records of a fund established by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in 1986 to support humanitarian projects of Catholic Sisters in impoverished areas. Most projects pertain to health care, education, and economic development
Marquette University - John P. Raynor Library
Papers of a Trinitarian nun (1899-2004) who founded and directed houses of prayer, established hospitality houses for women, and engaged in prison ministry after her retirement from teaching and social service work. She was a close friend of Dorothy Day, and played a major role in her involvement in the Lacouture retreat movement. Included are personal correspondence and biographical and subject files
Marquette University - John P. Raynor Library
Mostly color photographs and a 1992 statement from the Association of Native Religious and Clergy and personal papers of a member, Reverend Georges P. Mathieu (1912-1996). The statement, which was distributed at the 1992 Tekakwitha Conference meeting in Orono, Maine, summarized past achievements by ANRC members and expressed their sentiments regarding the saintliness of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha. Together the statement and photographs document involvement by native clergy and religious at the ANRC gatherings and the Tekakwitha Conference
University of Notre Dame - Hesburgh Library
Correspondence, 1960s; newsletters, correspondence, reports, and clippings of the civil rights project "Wednesday in Mississippi," 1964-1965; subject files on ecumenism, Daniel Berrigan, civil disobedience, civil rights, urban affairs, the Catholic Interracial Council of Chicago, Black Power, the Contract Buyers' League of Chicago, the Lawndale crisis of 1961-1962, literacy, poverty, Vatican II, and pastoral ministry; and printed matter including The Church and the Urban Crisis (1967), edited by Roach and Mathew Ahmann
Marquette University - John P. Raynor Library
Video recordings and derivative artwork by Catholic women religious regarding past experiences under Communism in East-Central Europe and their desires to initiate economic development projects with funds from the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters. To express that determination, Dominican Sister Joeann Daley (Sinsinawa, Wis.) created artwork titled, "New spring, new spirit," which used motifs from Easter, Easter eggs, and Wisconsin spring flowers
Catholic University of America - The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives
The collection contains records of the now defunct St. Vincent's Home and School for Girls, St. Joseph's Home and School for Boys, and St. Rose's Technical School (also for girls). Records for these institutions cover the period from their founding, 1825, 1953, and 1868 respectively, until their dissolution in the mid-twentieth century. The records give a valuable glimpse into charitable life of the Catholic Church in Washington D.C. and contain multi-volume Registers of Children, sacramental records, early correspondence, Child Welfare League Reports, financial ledgers, administrative files, photographs, and other memorabilia
Swarthmore College - Peace Collection
Primarily printed materials; includes form letters from Dorothy Day; leaflets, serials, and pamphlets; one folder each about the Catholic Worker Movement in Des Moines, IA and Philadelphia PA
Marquette University - John P. Raynor Library
Interview conducted for Voices from the Catholic Worker. Angela Cordaro talks about her son, Father Frank Cordaro starting a Catholic Worker house in Des Moines, Iowa. She highlights what drew him to the movement from college and then seminary, what it meant for the house to include women and children, and her son's affinity for civil disobedience and getting arrested. Throughout, she notes her disgust with the hypocrisy of the Catholic Church's teachings and the necessity of the Catholic Worker. Interviewed by Rosalie Riegle Troester. Interruptions in audio present in original recording

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