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Author Sturrock, Morna.

Title Women of strength, women of gentleness : Brigidine Sisters, Victorian Province / Morna Sturrock
Published Melbourne : David Lovell Publishing, 1995


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 MELB  255.97 Stu/Wos  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 306 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 27 cm
Summary The task begins - Beechworth: beginnings in a bank - Foundations at Wangaratta, Ararat, Rochester: internal tensions erupt - Fortiter et Suaviter - Training of teachers - Four further communities - Victorian Brigidines' Golden Jubilee - An Australian Mother General and the saints of the Congregation: the Lay Sisters - Immigration, expansion and teacher training - Brigidines on the move - Vatican Council II (2) - The Novitiate - New thrusts in education - Changing habits - Views from the inside - Recollections of past students and present employees - The eighties, the centenary and beyond - Wisdom women with a passion for possibility
Analysis Brigidine Sisters
Victoria - Church history
Notes CIP confirmed
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 298-301
Subject Brigidine Sisters (Vic.)
Brigidine Sisters (Vic.) -- History.
Brigidine Sisters. Victorian Province -- History
Catholic schools -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Nuns -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Victoria -- Church history.
LC no. 96157549
ISBN 1863550488