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The first 10 Dominican sisters arrived in Dunedin in 1871. The congregation expanded rapidly, establishing schools throughout Otago and Southland, and eventually reaching as far north as Auckland. For most of their first century in New Zealand the Dominican sisters were teaching nuns, living in large enclosed convents cut off from the outside world. In the mid-1960s the SeThe first 10 Dominican sisters arrived in Dunedin in 1871. The congregation expanded rapidly, establishing schools throughout Otago and Southland, and eventually reaching as far north as Auckland. For most of their first century in New Zealand the Dominican sisters were teaching nuns, living in large enclosed convents cut off from the outside world. In the mid-1960s the Second Vatican Council ushered in a period of radical change. Susannah Grant was given full access to the congregation’s rich archives in order to write this book, from the point of view of an ‘outsider’....

Title : Windows on a Women's World: The Dominican Sisters of Aotearoa New Zealand
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ISBN : 9780947522421
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 328 Pages
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