ALOYSIUS SMITH, NAGA
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 88
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.
File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 97
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 literally...
File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 98
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...