Books tagged: catholic nun

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Vacant Possession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Vivienne has been in a persistent vegetative state, unable to speak or interact with anyone. And yet she is now pregnant. Who raped her? Her father, her mother, her brothers, the medical team who care for her, all have different interests, values and opinions on the best way forward. As the police investigation gathers momentum, tension escalates: secrets and relationships are in jeopardy.
My Marian Year
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You set the price! Words: 123,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A fictional auto-biography describing the daily life of a ten-year-old boy growing up in a Catholic working class family in suburban Auckland, New Zealand, in 1954. The suthor's simple, unvarnished, plain language gives the reader a taste of daily life in suburban New Zealand in 1954. Full of detail and always informative, entertaining and amusing.
When Among Painted Icons
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Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This book contains 82 poems offering brief reflections on the Gospels, Gospel-inspired social concerns, and the author's personal life as a Roman Catholic sister. The author names the 20th-century German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer as a major influence on her writing for this collection. A study guide is included to aid both personal reflection and discussion in reading circles and book clubs.
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.