Found in 451 Collections and/or Records:
The last letter of Walsh; with enclosure explaining, by James Drought, Vicar General. Walsh refers to the jubilee year of Maryknoll's history. Memorial card; sympathy acknowledgment.
His plan is to visit China; sorry that his attempted visit to Carmel will not come off; will try to visit after return.
Discusses Fr. Price's reliance on Carmel; his correspondence with Mother Seraphim. "I cannot imagine anybody ever saying more prayers than Fr. Price himself, but I suppose he did not value his own prayers very much.
Keller writes about new project on behalf of the "Hundred Million"; decisions to be made. 1/25/1946 mentions pamphlet he wrote entitled "You CAn be a Christopher" just published. And fact that they are being loaned office space in NYC. At this point, it is still a "side-line" for Keller.
He thanks the Sisters for the scapulars he has received, especially the one from Spain.
Sebastian writes in gratitude, with regard to visit.
Gallen discusses two cases concerning your subjects. He will send a copy to Fr. Nelligan; 1. re Carmelite novice taking her vows in about ten days: problem--length of S. Patricia's term of office; 2. re sister, professed 17 years, and whether the fact that she was lapsed Catholic for some years, interferes in validity of her profession.
Auxiliary Bishop JM McNamara thanks S.Patricia Hagerty for sending him linens made by Mother Seraphim.
Five circular letters from Taiwan, Formosa mission, signed by Fr. John Baptist Palm, SJ.
Fenlon thanks M.Patricia for invitation, will accept. "The Carmelites have been good friends of the seminary ever since their foundation..."Are celebrating this sesquicentennial.
Brother of James E., John expresses gratitude for prayers; describes his first year, describes town, at Yalu River, 200 Christians.
Toomey tells them that Bishop Walsh is "often wont to speak of the effacacy (sic) of the Carmelite prayers..."Asks for prayers for Kong Moon Vicariate. Bishop has been able to throw out idols of many families. He hopes to capture the souls of some 200. Leaflet which telss "spiritual returns 1935, Maryknoll in Kongmoon: Pop Cath 8,535; Pagan, 6,000,000. Personnel (24 American priests; 10 Sisters, etc); Establishments; Administration.
Considine acknowledges gratitude for donations for Kongmoon, China.
O'Rourke tells Prioress that Carmelites were aggregrated into the League in 1891 (League of the Apostleship of Prayer).
Correspondence from Sister John Wise at time of her brother's (John Wise, CSSR) illness and death. Notice of death of John Wise.
Re question of the validity of S.Miriam's vows being valid because of Mother Seraphim's being confirmed in August, after S. Miriam took vows. Also questions re Mo Celine's profession; also true of Mo. Aloysius (Naga) and MM Magdalen; Answer: no difficulty...
Suggests they secure permission from the Holy See for a temporary residence and that be counted for canonical noviceship.
Correspondence telling of missionary life in Burma, his associations with other religious communities there, including LaSalettes and Columbans; Sisters of Our Lady of the Mission, Sisters of the Seven Dolores, Sisters of St. Joseph, etc. October, 1960 letter is about the visit of Cardinal Gregory Agagianian, Patriarch of all Catholic Armenians.
Joseph Schrembs, Bishop of Cleveland, asks Michael Curley to see if he can obtain some good Carmelites from Baltimore to improve conditions at Cleveland Carmel, recently opened, from St. Louis, but with one "a confirmed invalid", another blind, others of a nondescript character. Asks because "I understand that you have one of the best foundations in the country." Letter sent on to Mother Superior, Carmelite Convent, City.
Gratitude for remembrance and congratulations on return to Baltimore;
Shehan congratulates community at time of 400 anniversary of establishment of the first Carmel of the reform by Teresa of Jesus (Avila). Gives date for dedication of your new monastery on July 7, 1962.
Gratitude for contributions to Catholic Charity Fund, Biafra Fund, United Fund.
MM Magdalen requests permission to remove 40 year age requirment for prioress.
Expressions of gratitude, simple permissions granted; declining invitations
Mother Celine writes a detailed defense of contemplative Carmelite renewal occasioned by correspondence initiated by Cardinal Shehan concerning renewal and questioning new directions, including going to and giving retreats or spiritual directions, work in prisons, etc. 6 pages, single-spaced, it is eloquent in its attempt to explain the value of the decisions made, despite temporary errors or setbacks.
O'Keefe cannot give retreat, recommends Talbot.