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List of Contributors






Robert Nicholas Bérard is currently Associate Chair of the Department of Education at Mount Saint-Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history from McMaster University. His historical publications include “Bede Jarrett, O.P., and the English Catholic Intellectual Revival,” in G. Gerthold, ed., Faith Seeking Under­standing (1991); “Processes of Colonial Control: the Bermuda School Question,” in J.A. Mangan, ed., Making Imperial Mentalities: Socialisation and British Imperialism (1990); and “Archbishop James T. McNally and Roman Catholic Education in Canada,” Vitae Scholasticae (1988). He is currently working on a study of the educational thought of Mother Janet Erskine Stuart, RSCJ (1857-1914).


Robert E. Carbonneau is a priest of the Passionist Congregation. In 1992 he received a Ph.D. in American and East Asian history from Georgetown University. His research has concentrated on twentieth-century American Catholic missionaries in China, with emphasis on the Passionists in Hunan. He has taught at Trinity College, Washington, D.C., and Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. In 1995 he was an Affiliate Fellow at the Center for the Study of American Religion, Princeton University, and Associate Program Coordinator at the U.S. Catholic China Bureau, Seton Hall Univer­sity. Presently residing in Chicago with the Passionist Community at the Catholic Theological Union, he is working on an authorized biography of the scripture scholar Barnabas Mary Ahern, C.P.


Brian Clarke is a Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Reli­gion in Canada and lectures at Saint Michael’s College, Toronto School of Theology. He holds a Ph.D. in history of Christianity from The Divinity School, University of Chicago. He is the author of Piety and Nationalism: Lay Voluntary Associations and the Creation of an Irish-Catholic Commu­nity in Toronto, 1850-1895 (1993) and a contributor to A Concise History of Christianity in Canada (1996).


Mary Anne Foley, C.N.D., is currently Assistant Professor of Theology/ Religious Studies at the University of Scranton. Her chief area of interest is the history of Christian spirituality, particularly the early modern period, and for a number of years she has been working on the origins of the Con­grégation de Notre Dame of Montreal. Two of her articles on this subject have been published in the 1992 and Winter 1996 issues of U. S. Catholic Historian. Recently, she has been exploring the concept of family as domes­tic church; in October 1996 Église et Théologie published her study of the implications of that concept for ecclesiology.


Mark G. McGowan is an Associate Professor in the Christianity and Cul­ture Program at St. Michael’s College and is cross-appointed to the Depart­ment of History at the University of Toronto. A former president of the CCHA’s English section, he has published many essays and articles on Can­ada’s English-speaking Catholics. His monograph, The Waning of the Green: English-Speaking Catholics and Identity in Toronto, 1887-1922, is currently in press.


Michael F. Murphy received his Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 1995. Prior to completing his doctoral work, he was a secondary school teacher in London, Ontario, where he also coached basketball, foot­ball, and rowing. Since 1980 he has been a member of the Faculty of Edu­cation (Division of Educational Policy Studies) at the University of Western Ontario. He recently published several articles on developments in nine­teenth-century London from a socio-cultural point of view, and he is cur­rently writing a book on this same subject.


Maureen Slattery has taught at the University of Montreal, Concordia Uni­versity , and Saint Paul University/University of Ottawa, where she is now an Associate Professor and member of the School of Graduate Studies and Research. She holds a B.A. from Boston College, an M.A. from Columbia University, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the Université de Montréal, all in history. She has published one book, one booklet, and fifteen refereed articles in cultural history. Her publications on English-speaking Montreal­ers include: “Les Irlandais catholiques de Montréal: Introduction historique et méthodologigue,” Société, culture et religion (1994); “Qualitative Meth­odology; Approaches to Research Design for the Oral History of Montreal Anglophones, 1969-1970,” Emperical Approaches in Theology (1991); “Self-Perceptions of Montreal Anglophones in relation to Francophones,” The Exploration of the Future in Pastoral Studies (1991); and “Edmund Bailey O’Callaghan, His Early Years in Medicine,” CCHA Historical Stud­ies (1980). She is currently preparing a book about North American women’s life-writings and the quest for meaning.