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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

China: Mainland, Shanghai Carmel, ca 1947

 File — Box AA1: Series Series 6; Series Series 11, Folder: 131
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2114
Scope and Contents

Newsarticle from U.S. paper that relates return of U.S. Carmelite Nun to Hong Kong, from Shanghai Carmel, from which she was forced to leave. S.Theresa, originally from New York, is now in poor, failing health, thus exit visa was granted by the Communist government.

Dates: 1700-1990; Majority of material found in 1850-1980

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

Naga: S Marie Cecile de Jesus, 1957, 05/10/1957-09/20/1957

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 80
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2073
Scope and Contents

S Marie Cecile, formerly Prioress at Shanghai, write concerning the plight of her monastery and church in Shanghai after Communist arrival; the "terror" that befell foreign Sister. She has authorization to reestablish at Lucena; makes requests and sends picture of the "Church of the Silence." "My own weakness is my strength."

Dates: 05/10/1957-09/20/1957