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Author Brett, Edward Tracy, 1944-

Title The New Orleans Sisters of the Holy Family : African American missionaries to the Garifuna of Belize / Edward T. Brett
Published Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (x, 227 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Foundation and growth in New Orleans -- Mother Austin Jones and the early mission -- Trouble with the bishop -- The 1920s to the Second Vatican Council -- Changes in the 1950s through the early 1970s -- Problems over language and inculturation -- Mission experiences of three Holy Family sisters -- Withdrawal from Belize
Summary Edward T. Brett has produced a fascinating account of the 110-year mission of the Sisters of the Holy Family to the Garifuna people of Belize
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sisters of the Holy Family (New Orleans, La.) -- Missions -- Belize
Sisters of the Holy Family (New Orleans, La.) -- History
Catholic Church -- Missions -- Belize
Catholic Church
Sisters of the Holy Family (New Orleans, La.)
Missionaries -- Belize
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012006671
ISBN 0268075883