Obituary: Sister Loretta Gaffney RHSJ, 1920-2014

Sister Loretta Gaffney was born in Saskatoon but grew up on the shores of Stocco Lake near Tweed, Ontario. She made her first profession with the Religious Hospitallers of St Joseph in Kingston on November 17, 1940. Following her studies at Notre Dame High School in Kingston, Sister received a diploma in nursing from the…

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Book Review

The Sulpicians of Montreal : A History of Power and Discretion 1657-2007. Revised, translated and updated edition. Edited by Dominique Deslandres, John A. Dickinson, Ollivier Hubert. Iconographic Research by Jacques Des Rochers. Translated from the French by Steven Watt. (Wilson & Lafleur Ltée: Montréal, 2013). 705 p. I was approached a decade ago to prepare…

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Irish Day at the CCHA Conference

The Canadian Catholic Historical Association is pleased to announce as part of our annual conference this year that it will host a special day on Wednesday, May 28 on nineteenth century Irish Catholicism in Halifax. The event is unprecedented in our long and esteemed history—in 2013, the CCHA became party to a SSHRC partnership development…

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New Editor for the CCHA Bulletin

Jacqueline Gresko, retiring as President General of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association, has taken on the editorship of the CCHA Bulletin. Terry Fay SJ, the editor of the past 23 years, after this issue will have stepped down in favour of the new editor, Jacqueline Gresko. Mark and Eileen McGowan initiated the Bulletin as a…

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