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When the sisters said farewell : the transition of leadership in Catholic elementary schools

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Rowan & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., p.155 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC501 .C285 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9590570

Keywords:

Catholic Church--Education--United States--History, Catholic elementary schools--United States--History, Nuns as teachers--United States--History

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction: ever-present teaching sisters, a cherished period -- What led to the massive Catholic school system? -- Finding the sisters -- Preparing the sisters for teaching, making sacrifices -- From the motherhouse to the classroom -- Working with pastors -- Changes in religious life lead to departures -- The sisters reflect upon their experience -- When a school closed -- Lay leadership emerges -- Transition and signs of renewal -- The future of Catholic schools and the legacy of the sisters.

Publication Language:

eng