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Master of Arts in Monastic Studies
School of Theology and Seminary
Joel Rippinger OSB
This paper surveys the beginnings of American Benedictine women and the formation of federations/congregations through to Vatican II. The documents of the three federations and the one congregation will also be surveyed for their charism statements and how the federations/congregations express their commitment to prayer, common life and ministry/work.
Yeadon, Kathleen OSB, "Early Congregational Development in the American Benedictine Women's Experience" (1999). Graduate Papers/Theses. 1416.
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