Papers, 1932-1988.


Papers, 1932-1988.

Correspondence; manuscripts of Berkery's memoirs of the Catholic Action movement; newsletters; clippings, including articles by and about Joseph Cardinal Cardijn; photocopies and mimeographed material including pieces by Pat Keegan and Paul McGuire. With the exception of one folder concerning St. Therese of Lisieuz, the papers all pertain to the Young Christian Workers, Young Christian Students, Christian Family Movement, and other Catholic Action organizations. Also books, booklets, magazines, pamphlets, papal encyclicals, tracts, and other printed material related to Catholic Action, YCW, YCS, CFM, the Second Vatican Council, and St. Therese of Lisieux.

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A national, and later international, movement of the specialized lay apostolate of the Catholic Church inspired by the social principles of papal encyclicals and related to the European Jocist movement founded by Canon Joseph Cardijn. Membership consisted of married couples who would meet in local Catholic Action inquiry groups to read scripture, observe their community, judge how it fell short of the Christian ideal, and act to improve it. From the descripti...

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An organization of the Catholic lay apostolate for young working people; it had parallel organnizations for men and women, a national headquarters, and local groups of leaders who would meet to read scripture, discuss and judge what they had observed in the workplace or neighborhood, and decide how to act to make their community more Christian, according to the teachings of papal encyclicals urging Catholic social action. From the description of Records, 1938-1971. (University of Not...

Berkery, John J., d. 1989. (person)

Roman Catholic priest; one of the founders of the Young Christian Workers in the United States. From the description of Papers, 1932-1988. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 26327433 ...

Thérèse, de Lisieux, Saint, 1873-1897 (person)

McGuire, Paul, 1903-1978 (person)

Diplomat, novelist, journalist and poet. Australian Minister to Italy (1954-1957) and Australian Ambassador to Italy (1957-1959). McGuire was the author of many works of fiction, verse, literary criticism, history, travel and politics. His publications included Australian journey (1939), Westward the course (1942), Three corners of the world (1948), There's freedom for the brave (1949), and numerous mystery and detective novels. From the description of Papers of Paul McGuire [manuscr...

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Keegan, Pat, 1916- (person)

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