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Brock University
May 28-May 30, 2014

Canadian Catholic Historical Association 81st Annual Meeting

Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, May 28 – May 30, 2014

Local Arrangements: Valerie Burke and MC Havey

Please note:  May 27. 2014 6 pm You are invited to join the CCHA for an informal meal at Patrick Sheehan’s in St. Catharines. 101 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, Ontario
(905) 687-7329 
This annual, relaxed gathering is loosely planned so that we can have an opportunity to catch up with one-another without having to think about papers, people or protocol. Come and share a pint with us and enjoy each others company.  You don’t even have to be Irish!

May 28, 2014

Halifax Symposium: Irish Day at the CCHA
All sessions in Room 256, McKenzie Chown Building

8:30 am Opening Remarks From CCHA President Edward MacDonald

8:45 am Irish Catholicism in a North Atlantic World

Chair:    Mark McGowan (University of Toronto)

Introduction to the SSHRC Project

Karly Kehoe (Glasgow Caledonian University) Catholicism and British Identity in the Atlantic World, 1780-1830

Colin Barr (University of Aberdeen) Irish Catholicism in Local and Global Context

Peter Ludlow (Holy Cross Trust) Disturbed by the Irish Howl: Irish and Scottish Catholics in Nova Scotia, 1840-1860

10:15 am Break

10:30 am

Irish Catholics in 19th Century Halifax

Chair: Robert Dennis (Queen’s University)

Terry Murphy (St. Mary’s University) The Irish Catholic Community in Halifax in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Paul Armstrong (Dalhousie University) The Cultural Crystallization of Mid-19th Century Irish Halifax

Dan MacInnes (St. Francis Xavier University)The Employment of a Dynamic 19th Century Port City: Irish Catholics, Protestant Evangelicals, and Protestant Dissenters Face an Anglican Establishment

12:00 pm Lunch

1:15 pm Holy Cross Cemetery, Halifax: Monuments & Methodology

Chair: Peter Ludlow (Holy Cross Trust)

Bruce Elliott (Carleton University) The Creation of Holy Cross Cemetery, Halifax, and Its Irish- Canadian Grave Markers

Julie Lalande (Dalhousie University) The Idea and Implementation of Big Data in a Historical Setting

Binod Sundararjan (Dalhousie University) Networks of Five Irish Catholic Families in 19th Century Halifax: A Methodological Journey

2:30 pm Break

2:45 pm Halifax’s Irish Catholics, Citizenship, and Empire Chair: Terry Murphy (St. Mary’s University)

Katherine Crooks (St. Mary’s University) The Charitable Irish Society of Halifax

Patrick Mannion (Memorial University) Irish Nationalism in Halifax

Mark McGowan (University of Toronto) The Irish Catholics of Halifax and the Empire’s Wars, 1899-1918 4:30 pm

Directions to Liturgy and evening events.

5:00 pm Liturgy (Annual Mass for the CCHA Deceased) in the Rita Welch Meditation Centre (The Rita Welch Meditation Room is located in the McKenzie Chown A building, right beside the Sankey Chambersright on campus)

Reception and Banquet

In celebration of our Irish Program we will attempt to eat in Irish Céilí style complete with music and diddies.  Please plan to sing yours!!

Tickets can be purchased online with registration or by email through: valerieburke@rogers.com)

Our annual banquet will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton St. Catharines Niagara Suites  Anyone requiring assitance to the facilty please see Valerie Burke.

May 29, 2014 8:45 am Morning Prayer and Welcome

9:00 am Session 1:

Keynote Speaker – John P. Comiskey, My Heart’s Best Wishes for You: The Career of Archbishop John Walsh

Commentary by Peter Meehan, Seneca College

10:30 am Break

10:45 am Session 2:

Canadian Missions to Latin America and Asia

Chair: Terence Fay, University of Toronto

Rosa Bruno-Jofre and Jon Igelmo Zaldivar, Queen’s University(Canada) and Universidad de Deusto (Spain), A Response to the Call from John XXIII to send Missionaries to Latin America: The Formation of Missionaries in Cuernavaca and Petropolis and the Thinking of Ivan Illich

Elizabeth McGahan, University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus, “In Peru We Learned about our Humanity”: The Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception of St. John New Brunswick and the Peru Missions

David Webster, Bishop’s University, Past Missionary Ecumenical Connections Between Canada and Asia

12:15 pm Lunch Break

1:30 pm Session 3: Mind, Body, Spirit: Approaches to Education

Chair: Robert Berard, Mount Saint Vincent University

Katie Gemmell, University of British Columbia, Progressivist Catholics? Education Philosophy in BC Catholic Schools 1924—1950

Jacqueline Gresko, “Stenography in the Choir and Drill at the Exhibition”: the Curriculum of Catholic Schools in British Columbia in the 1890s

Ray Kardas, Grande Prairie Regional College, Popes on Sport: A Canadian Perspective

3:00 pm Break

3:15—4:30 pm Session 4: Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Catholic Historical

Association President’s Reception (follow directions on your registration ticket)

May 30, 2014

9:00 am Session 5: Catholicism in Quebec and Ontario

Chair: Indre Cuplinskas, University of Alberta

Donald Boisvert, Concordia University, Ready to die for the Eucharist: Devotion to St. Tarcisus in a French Canadian Minor Seminary

Christine Lei, Wilfrid Laurier University, “The Soul of My Sister”: A Personal Narrative of Polio and Catholicism in Late 19th Century and Early Twentieth Century Quebec

Robert McGee, Private Scholar, Religion, Politics and Fenians: Thomas D’Arcy McGee and John Joseph Lynch

10:15 am Break

10:45 am Session 6: Women Religious in the Twentieth Century

Chair: Edward MacDonald, University of PEI

Elizabeth Smyth, University of Toronto, Education, Women Religious and International Networks, 1900-1960

Heidi MacDonald, University of Lethbridge, Women Religious in Atlantic Canada Respond to Perfectae Caritatis

Christine Gervais, University of Ottawa, Intentionally on the Edge and Fortunately on the Fringe: Catholic Women Religious’ Resourceful Resistance Against Hierarchical Church Structures

12:15 – 1:30 Concluding Remarks and Lunch


Published on: 21 March 2014
Posted by: amm098