Communion Of Immigrants

Author: James T. Fisher
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199887276
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For this new edition, Fisher has brought the story up to date, including the latest struggles within the American church leadership.

Communion Of Immigrants

Author: James Terence Fisher
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195154967
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Tracing more than four centuries of Catholics in America, this concise study is a fascinating look at the history of the country's largest religious denomination. 15 photos.

American Christianities

Author: Catherine A. Brekus
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807869147
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For a graphic representation of a large part of the discussion that follows, see
Albanese, America, 122. 15. For a useful recent history, see John H. Erickson,
Orthodox Christians in America: A Short History (New York: Oxford University
Press, 2008). 16. See Jay P. Dolan, The American Catholic Experience: A History
from Colonial Times to the Present (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1985); James
T. Fisher, Communion of Immigrants: A History of Catholics in America (New York
: Oxford ...

America S Church

Author: Thomas A. Tweed
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199831483
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James T. Fisher, Communion of Immigrants: A History of Catholics in America (
New York: Oxford University Press, 2002), 114. 7. “School of Law Sponsors Legal
Mass Sunday,” Washington Post, January 17, 1942, p. 6. AC, 91–92. 8. AC, 91.
There is no record of an invitation to the foundation stone ceremony in The
Papers of Woodrow Wilson, ed. Arthur S. Link, 69 vols. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton
University Press, 1966–94). There also is no record of any activity by President
Wilson on ...

Habits Of Change

Author: Carole Garibaldi Rogers
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199831718
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... and Ward, 1995. Chittister, Joan. The Way We Were: A Story of Conversion
and Renewal. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2006. Davis, Cyprian. The History of
Black Catholics in the United States. New York: Crossroad, 1990. Dolan, Jay P. In
Search of an American Catholicism: A History of Religion and Culture in Tension.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Fiorenza, Elisabeth Schussler. In
Memory of Her. New York: Crossroad, 1983. Fisher, James T. Communion of
Immigrants ...

Latino Catholicism

Author: Timothy M. Matovina
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691139792
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Discusses the growing population of Hispanic-Americans worshipping in the Catholic Church in the United States.

The Italian American Table

Author: Simone Cinotto
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252095014
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Under the banners of communal eating and devotion to family, Italian immigrants
in Harlem reclaimed their identity as Italians in America and established their
relationship with their home overseas. In the ceremonies that focused on food as
a symbolic act of communion, immigrants could create, reinforce, and share the
ideology of the famiglia with their Americani children. Immigrant parents could set
their children free to act “American” in public, as long as the younger generation ...

Narratives Of Mexican American Women

Author: Alma M. García
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780759101821
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Such a community, in Benedict Anderson's sense, is an imagined one where "in
the minds of each [Mexican immigrant] lives the image of their communion."1 For
Anderson, immigrants (re)invent themselves through this process of becoming
which they share with their American-born children. This process, in turn,
contributes to the development of their children's second-generation ethnic
identity. Anderson argues that nations — or in the case of this study, immigrant
communities ...

God In Chinatown

Author: Kenneth J. Guest
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814732763
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But after the congregation moved to Allen Street and worship attendance began
to expand rapidly in the mid-1990s, a consensus began to develop among some
key church leaders that the congregation should shift to monthly communion.
Their rationale rested on the sense that weekly communion made the service too
long. For Fuzhounese immigrants working grueling hours in restaurants, garment
shops, and construction with at most one day off a week, a worship service ...

Sacred Assemblies And Civic Engagement

Author: Paul D Numrich
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813543053
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But she went on to explain, “My oldest one, when she had the first communion,
she didn't want to receive communion if we did not receive communion. So, okay,
we should go to church.” At about this time, St. Lambert parish was experiencing
a growing ethnic diversity. The priests were supportive and drew the Awitan
family into the community. She and her husband were invited to participate on
173 Chapter 9: Individual Engagement: Citizenship in Immigrant Religions.