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Catholic Schools in the Diocese of San Diego: A History of Service and Education for Catholic Youth
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
This book details the impressive history of Catholic schools in the Diocese of San Diego and provides the impetus for revitalizing and sustaining local Catholic schools. The book, which includes 50 photos, delves into the growth of Catholic schools from as early as the 1700s, the religious sisters who taught in the schools, and a look at every Catholic elementary school, high school, and college.
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, 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.
When Among Painted Icons
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / New Testament
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.
Vacant Possession
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,850. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: 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.