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Migration for Mission: International Catholic Sisters in the United States

Mary Johnson, Patricia Wittberg, Mary Gautier, and Thu Do

Abstract

This book presents quantitative and qualitative data from the first-ever national study of international Catholic sisters in the United States, the Trinity Washington University/CARA Study. International sisters are defined as those born outside the United States and currently ministering, studying, or in residence in this country. The book begins with a chapter that locates current international sisters in the long line of sisters who have come to this country since the eighteenth century. The book identifies the sisters of today, describes the pathways they used to come here, their levels of ... More

Keywords: international, Catholic sisters, national, immigration, mission, religious institutes, Catholic Church, ministries, qualitative, quantitative

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190933098
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190933098.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mary Johnson, author
Trinity Washington University

Patricia Wittberg, author
Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate

Mary Gautier, author
Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate

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