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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Naga: Article on Naga Carmel, arrival, 1949, 12/01/1949

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 60
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2053
Scope and Contents

Magazine article in The Blue and God, Vol 11, No.3 of Ateneo de Naga Philippines, on the beginnings of Naga Carmel. Pictures of assistance given to Sister John and Aloysius as Carmel established there. Back cover shows the two Carmelites assisting in the planting of a tree.

Dates: 12/01/1949

Naga Foundation: M Aloysius, from Manila, 1949, 09/25/1949-10/11/1949

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 88
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2081
Scope and Contents

Mother Aloysius write Mother M Magdalen to tell her that S. John has asked the Apostolic Delegate to intercede so that MMM could join them; they packed to go. 10/11, five depart. Very little privacy in Manila; much cleaning is necessary at Naga. Santos is grand; Jesuits will be chaplains. People are helpful; Srs of Charity help. They need lighter-weight clothes. Copy of letter pleading for MMM.

Dates: 09/25/1949-10/11/1949

Naga: General corresp, 1950, 09/17/1950

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 75
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2068
Scope and Contents

A candidate "Edith" writes to tell Mother Mary Magdalen about the shrine at Penafrancia, devotion to Our Lady there, a new pig "Bomer" for "Baltimore" as Mother Aloysius pronounces it; other mention of Mother's accent.

Dates: 09/17/1950

Naga: S John, 1953-1956, 04/16/1953-09/21/1956

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 97
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2090
Scope and Contents S. John writes to Mother Mary Magdalen and reviews aspects of her life as a Carmelite. On her day of profession: it is the gift of one's self in the springtime." On fast: they do this as an example to Filippinos who "are led by their senses rather than reason." 3/12/1956: She expresses concern and fear over arrival of prioress; 7/14/1956: ill; "Ma Mere" for three years; Sympathy of Father Tom; "far, far from being easy." She is so very, very different. John admires "that she wishes...
Dates: 04/16/1953-09/21/1956

Naga: S John, 1957, 02/06/1957-08/13/1957

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 98
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2091
Scope and Contents S John makes requests for material; Shanghai Carmel nuns forced to leave; preparations for Lucena foundations where Mother Cecile will be prioress. Aloysius wants her to be prioress; speaks of her difficulties with Mother Mary: public humiliations; they lost five novices; she has grown "nervous." :I have such a dread of being a nervous religious." The Definitor General Eugene told them that the customs of each ought to be supply. "Do not be too rigid to keep French or foreign customs but be...
Dates: 02/06/1957-08/13/1957