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, Catholic University of America Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780813218731

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

ISBN-13: 9781846823206

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