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Resources on the Community of Saint Mary


Ten Decades of Praise: The Story of the Community of Saint Mary during Its First Century.
By Sister Mary Hilary, CSM
Racine, WI: The DeKoven Foundation for Church Work, 1965.

The Rule of the Community of Saint Mary: A Study in Development
By the Reverend Dr. Terrence Gleeson
The General Theological Seminary, New York, 2002 [Adobe Acrobat format]


Reception Service of the Sisters of S. Catherine.
[New York:] no publisher, 1863.

The Sisters of St. Mary at Memphis: with the Acts and Sufferings of the Priests and Others Who Were There with Them during the Yellow Fever Season of 1878. New York: Printed, but not Published, 1879.

A Sermon preached upon the Occasion of a Eucharistic Commemoration of the Clergy and Sisters Who Fell Victims to the Fever in the South.
By J. Jay Joyce. St. John's Church, Washington, D.C. All Saints Day, 1878.

The Laws of Happiness; or, The Beatitudes as Teaching Our Duty to God, Self and Our Neighbour.
By Alfred G. Mortimer.
Dedicated to the Associates of the Sisterhood of S. Mary, in Memory of the retreats at Peekskill and Kenosha.
New York: E. & J. B. Young, 1888.

Faith through Love. A Sermon Preached in St. Mary's Chapel, Peekskill, New York, on Low Sunday, 1896, Being the First Sunday after the Burial of Sister Harriet, Foundress of the "Sisterhood of St. Mary, New York," and for Thirty-two Years Its Mother Superior.
By Arthur Lowndes.
New York: James Pott & Co., 1896.

Harriet Starr Cannon: First Mother Superior of the Sisterhood of St. Mary. A brief memoir by Morgan Dix, Sometime Pastor of the Community.
New York: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1896.

The Witness of the Religious Life. A Sermon Preached in the Chapel of Saint Mary on Occasion of the Dedication of the Convent of Saint Mary on Mount Saint Gabriel, Peekskill, N.Y., Wednesday, October 21, 1903.
New York: E. S. Gorham, 1903.

Dedication of the Convent of St. Mary, Inaugurating the Western Province of the Community of Saint Mary.
From The Living Church, February 11, 1905, pp. 509-510.

A Garden Enclosed Practical Studies in the Religious Life: by a Sister of the Community of Saint Mary.
Peekskill, NY: The Convent Press, 1907.

Saint Mary's School, Mount Saint Gabriel, Peekskill, New York.
Philadelphia: Elliott, 1931.

The Mass Mound of St. Katherine's
By Sister Esther, CSM.


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