The Path of Mercy: The Life of Catherine McAuley

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This is the first full-length, documented narrative in more than fifty years of the life of Catherine McAuley (1778?-1841), the Dublin woman who founded the Sisters of Mercy. This work places McAuley in her Irish context, particularly in post-penal Dublin, where the destitution, epidemics and lack of basic education, especially of poor women and young girls, led her to a life of practical mercifulness. Using extensive primary sources and questioning aspects of earlier accounts, The path of mercy illuminates Catherine's ...

The Path of Mercy: The Life of Catherine McAuley 2012, Four Courts Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781846823206

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The Path of Mercy the Life of Catherine McAuley 2012, Catholic University of America Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780813218731

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