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  WHAT:

Catholic Daughters of the Americas Annual Lecture: “They’re No Angels: Reflections on American Catholic Female Saints”

 WHEN:

 Sunday, March 21, 2 p.m.

 WHERE:

The Catholic University of America
Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.

 DETAILS:

Margaret McGuinness, professor and chair of the Department of Religion at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, will speak about American female saints during the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Annual Lecture at CUA.

McGuiness, who holds a Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in New York City, is the author of Settlement Sisters: A History of the Sisters of Christian Doctrine and co-editor of American Catholic Studies; Catholic Studies Reader, both of which are being published this year. Her current research and writing project, “Called to Serve,” is a history of women religious in the United States.

The lecture is free and open to the public. The Catholic Daughters of the Americas is a 100-year-old charitable organization. For more information about the lecture, contact Joseph M. White, associate professor of Church history, at 202-319-6508 or whitef@cua.edu.

 SPONSORS:

School of Theology and Religious Studies
Catholic Daughters of the Americas
 

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