Catherine McAuley and the Tradition of Mercy

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Catherine McAuley was born into a wealthy Dublin family in 1778. By the time she reached adulthood, she had witnessed the death of both parents and experienced considerable personal poverty. She then worked for twenty years as a companion for an elderly couple and, upon their deaths, received an unexpected inheritance. Driven by a deep faith and pragmatic sense of charity, she opened, in 1827, an institution for unemployed and impoverished women. This proved to be the first step toward the foundation, in 1831, of the ...

Catherine McAuley and the Tradition of Mercy 2000, Four Courts Press, Dublin

ISBN-13: 9781851825585

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Catherine McAuley and the Tradition of Mercy 1995, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268008116

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Catherine McAuley and the Tradition of Mercy 1995, Four Courts Press Ltd, Dublin

ISBN-13: 9781851821990

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