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Future Issue of U.S. Catholic Historian:
Vocations to Ministry: Lay Ministers, Deacons, Sisters, and Priests
For more than thirty years the U.S. Catholic Historian has published theme-based issues relevant to the history of American Catholicism. An upcoming issue will address the theme of “Vocations to Ministry,” encouraging in particular historical studies of permanent deacons and lay ecclesial ministers in the U.S. Contributions could include, but are not limited to, studies of the following:
For a study of Benedict Bradley, O.S.B.'s role in the Liturgical movement, I am looking for any accounts of his retreats, transcripts of his radio addresses, or any other material that would give the substance of his talks. St. Mary's Abbey, his monastery, has very little material. I am aware of the material mentioned in Paula M. Kane's Sister Thorn.
Augustine J. Curley, O.S.B.
Benedictine Abbey of Newark
The Graymoor Archives of Garrison, NY is currently searching for information regarding Fr. Paul James Francis Wattson, S.A. (January 1863- February 1940) to broaden its historical record.
Fr. Paul Wattson, S.A. was an Episcopalian Minister who co-founded a small Franciscan Community, Society of the Atonement, in 1898. This community was received corporately into the Roman Catholic Church by St. Pius X in 1909.
Protestant and Catholic: The Reformation in America
For more than thirty years the U.S. Catholic Historian has published theme-based issues relevant to the history of American Catholicism. In view of the Protestant Reformation’s 500th anniversary, an upcoming issue will address the relationship of Protestants and Catholics in the United States. Contributions could include, but are not limited to, studies of the following: