G. E. Clerk Award 2014

George Edward Clerk (1815-1875) was a prominent Montreal Catholic and editor of that City’s True Witness and Catholic Chronicle. A Scottish Canadian who had a bright and inquisitive mind, Clerk accepted Bishop Bourget’s challenge to launch an English speaking Catholic newspaper which would deal with the anti-Catholic aspersions of the Montreal Witness. Clerk’s warm heart…

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Current Publications, Fall 2013

By Frederick J. McEvoy Basque, Philippe. “Les lieux historiques religieux du nord-est du Nouveau-Brunswick: quelle mémoire en conserve-t-on?” Acadiensis 41, no. 1 (2012): 194-210. Bernier-Cormier, Marie-Eve. “La Fête-Dieu dans trois quotidiens québécois (1910-1970)” Études d’histoire religieuse78 (2012): 41-58. Brown, Roberta Stringham and Patricia O’Connell Killen, eds. Selected Letters of A.M.A. Blanchet Bishop of Walla Walla…

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Book Reviews

Jim McDowell. Father August Brabant: Saviour or Scourge? The First Colonial Missionary Among the Nuu chah-nulth. Vancouver: Ronsdale Press, 2012.500 pages, photographs, maps, index. Jim McDowell’s aim in writing Father August Brabant: Saviour or Scourge? The First Colonial Missionary Among the Nuu-chah-nulth is to provide “a new authoritative account” of the missionary’s life. McDowell centers…

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Call for Papers for May 2014

Call For Papers Canadian Catholic Historical Association Annual Meeting, Brock University St Catharines, Ontario, May 28 – May 30,2014 The 81st annual meeting of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association will be held May 28—May 30, 2014 in conjunction with the Annual Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences (24-30 May 2014).…

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