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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Jaro: S John, re move to Naga, 1949, 07/21/1949-10/03/1949

 File — Box Ph1: Series Series 6, Folder: 51
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2045
Scope and Contents S John writes to individual sisters and to Mother Mary Magdalen; is exhausted over packing for new foundation (two groups are being formed at the same time). They are told they are wanted in Infanta any time; and she believes there are some 18 applicants for Naga already. She likes the Delegate. She asks Mother to "change my will to read Naga; maybe $10,000." Expecting MMM to join them. Father Thomas Kilduff writes from Brookline re Naga. In 8/19/49, mentions progress at other Carmels,...
Dates: 07/21/1949-10/03/1949

Naga: Authorization to found at Naga, 1949, 09/09/1949

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 62
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2055
Scope and Contents

Copy of letter sent by E. Vagnozzi, Apostolic Delegate, to Manila's Apostolic Delegate, authorizing, thrugh SCRIS, the Carmelite Foundation in Naga; with letter by Sister John to Mother Mary Magdalen explaining and describing the situation.

Dates: 09/09/1949

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 John, 1958-1961, 02/18/1958-04/22/1961

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 99
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2092
Scope and Contents

S John is discouraged over illnesses: "I am really no good here at all." Aloysius has beginning of angina; many concerns that are personal; poor personal health.

Dates: 02/18/1958-04/22/1961

Naga: S John, 1962-1964, 07/23/1962-03/31/1964

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 100
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2093
Scope and Contents

S. John writes of sickness and exhaustion, severe blow of S Aloysius' death. Two postulants; two for vows; beginning of chapel; cooperation of Cardinal. Indult's arrival; completion of her term is 1964.

Dates: 07/23/1962-03/31/1964

Naga: S John, 1964-1966, 01/09/1964-05/13/1966

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 101
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2094
Scope and Contents

S John enclosed billets and relic of the Three Kings; construction has begun; fund-raising too. She is exhausted; term will be up soon. Professions are coming up.

Dates: 01/09/1964-05/13/1966

Naga: S John, 1967, 01/06/1967-12/04/1967

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 102
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2095
Scope and Contents

S John writes of renewal: office in English. Altar breads and scapulars are their business; they are very busy; donation of breviaries; they arrived 1967. Her 20th anniversary of departure, 1967. Jubilee: 8000 letters sent out. 1st final profession in many years. In 1967 they vote to "come under Order."

Dates: 01/06/1967-12/04/1967

Naga: S John, 1970, 08/12/1970-11/1/0971

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 104
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2096
Scope and Contents

S John speaks of difficult times; might have to return, but it will be against her wishes; 6/2/1971 speaks of two typhons; poverty, need for extra mass stipends. Meeting of 320 delegates of Constitutional Convention to rewrite constitutions.

Dates: 08/12/1970-11/1/0971

Naga: S John, personal and financial, 1974-1979, 02/22/1974-07/27/1979

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 105
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2098
Scope and Contents

S John writes to Mother Mary Magdalen on personal and financial matters.

Dates: 02/22/1974-07/27/1979

Naga: S John to Constance, 1982-1987, 06/10/1982-12/12/1987

 File — Box Ph2: Series Series 6, Folder: 109
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2103
Scope and Contents

S John writes to S Constance about both personal and financial matters.

Dates: 06/10/1982-12/12/1987

Philippines: Vagnozzi and S John, 1949, 09/09/1949

 File — Box Ph1: Series Series 6, Folder: 45
Identifier: GAMMS.10.71.2039
Scope and Contents

Sister John Wise sends copy of the official notice advising those at Jaro that SCRIS had approved the foundation at Naga, Camarines Sur, i.d, the indult had been granted. Sister John sees it as a miracle; they will be going there soon. Asks for religious supplies; mentions her father and family; and excuses excitement of the times.

Dates: 09/09/1949