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Volume I US Dominican
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I of Dominican History Available
RIVER FOREST, IL -- Destined to be a classic source for historians
of the presence of Dominicans in the early years of the Order in
the United States, Volume I Dominicans at Home
in a Young Nation 1786 - 1865 is still available.
McGreal Center has a limited number of copies and any person,
group or organization that has not yet purchased their copy should
contact the DLC
soon as possible. The opportunity will not last forever.
The project to write the history of the Dominican Order in the USA
is being spearheaded by Janet Welsh, OP, Interim Director of the
Nona McGreal Center for Dominican Historical Studies at Dominican
As the project develops, the McGreal Center will become a research
center for the study and research of the Dominican Family in the
It will also serve the wider academic community interested in the
history of religious communities in the United States. Scholars will
have access to archival resources that illuminate their study of
the theological, historical, sociological and educational role of
the Dominican Family in the life of the US Catholic Church and the
You can read the
Introduction of Volume I, (PDF) which offers an overview
of how the wiriting project came about, participants, contributions,
Forward and Table of Contents.
Sr. Nona McGreal initiated and spearheaded the project of writing
the history of the Dominican Family in the USA. Sr. Janet Welsh,
OP, Interim Director of the McGreal Center will continue this work.
Download an order form here.
Don't be left without one!
Please call the DLC Office 708-366-1796
brought the Dominicans to the Americas?
What led members of the Order to establish a mission in the United States at
the time the nation was founded?
Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your congregational or provincial libraries
with this unique and invaluable contribution to Dominican Life in the United