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Cornélia Connelly Fondatrice de la Société du Saint-Enfant-Jésus, 1809-1879.

"Imprimatur: Lutetiae Parisiorum die 14a januarii 1930 V. Dupin" Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.


"By love we may grasp God"

By Mary Elizabeth Clark-Maxwell, SHCJ. From Source, No. 27, 1993, "The Reality of the Incarnation," pages 12-14.

1993

"What more sublime teaching can we find than the mystery of the incarnation?" CC 1854

By Marian Damian Locket,SHCJ. From Source, No. 27, 1993, "The Reality of the Incarnation," pages 10-11.

1993

A Generous Love: The Life of Cornelia Connelly

By Catie McElwee, Ill by France White, SHCJ; see also Un Amor Generoso

2009

A pigeon's eye view of Vatican II and its decrees

Thorough and creative description of the work of Vatican II. From Pylon, Vol. XXVIII, Spring 1966 (Special Council Jubilee Number), pages 7-30.

Spring 1966

A Prayer of Thanksgiving for the Legacy Bequeathed by Cornelia Connelly

A table prayer for Christmas Day

A Tale of Two Scandals: Cornelia Connelly as Nouvelle Heloise

by Professor Barbara newman, Northwestern University.


A tear and a smile

Women and prayer by Catrina McPhail. From Source, No. 29, 1994, "Women Praying," pages 39-43.

1994

A Victorian Friendship and Auckland's First School Of Art

Article about the friendship of Frank Connelly and John Logan Campbell which resulted in the founding of the first art school in Aukland, the Campbell School of Art. Click here to view.


A Woman Styled Bold

The life of Cornelia Connelly. Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.

1991

Abundant Jubilee

Abundant Jubilee : a Retreat in Celebration of 150 Years of God's Faithful and Merciful Love to the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, (1846-1996) / Carol Ann Smith, S.H.C.J. Click here to view document.

1996

African women praying

SHCJ Novices, African Province. By Judith Anomneze, Chika Eze, Pauline Ibekwe, Rose John, Francisca Niameh, Virginia Nweke, Margaret Ogunlade, Stella Okpunor, Justina Ugwu. From Source, No. 29, 1994, "Women Praying," pages 9-11.

1994

Alum Memories - Layton Hill

American Sculpture; A Catalogue of the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Catalogue of American Sculpture Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Albert TenEyck Gardner, Assocaite Curator of Painting and Sculpture. The museum owns the scultpure, "Thetis and Achilles" by Frank Connelly. Entry about Frank can be found on page 38.

1965

Annals Society of The Holy Child Jesus American Province 1862-1892

By Mother Mary Mildred, SHCJ

1950

Another voice: the history of England for Catholic Children of 1850

Article by John A. Marmion about history book written by Emily Bowles, then SHCJ.

December 1997

Apostolate Studies

A look at what preparation Corneia had for her task by Sr. Radegunde Flaxman. From Source, No.3, 1972, pages 1-21.

1972

Apostolic Congregations of Women and the Ignatian Charism

From The Way Supplement 20; by Caritas McCarthy, SHCJ

1973

Authority in religious life - a discussion

By M.M. Ursula Blake, From Pylon, Spring 1967, pages 49-52.

Spring 1967

Blessed Among All Women; Women Saints, Prophets, and Witnesses for our Time

Pages 73-75; by Robert Ellsberg


Catholic Religious Education in Ontario, Canada - Opportunities and Challenges for the 1990's: Implications for Teacher Education

by Lorna M.A. Bowman; Research Interest Group

1990

Changing Views

The evolution of the author's view of the incarnation by Dorothy Wilson, SHCJ. From Source, No. 27, 1993, "The Reality of the Incarnation," pages 3-7.

1993

Characteristics of Cornelia Connelly's Educational Philosophy

Characteristics and supporting quotes.


Cherwell Papers, Vol. 1, No. 1

"Theological Reflections on the Educational Philosophy of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus," by Patricia M McDonald, SHCJ. Publication of the proceedings of the Cherwell Conference, Oxford, England, Summer 1992.

1992

Cherwell Papers, Vol. 1, No. 2

"Cornelia, Educator," by Radegunde Flaxman, SHCJ. Originally presented at Cherwell Conference, Oxford, England, Summer 1992. This revised version was presented at meetings of the Trustees of Holy Child Schools in the US in November, 1992.

1993

Cherwell Papers, Vol. 1, No. 3

"Old Catholics, New Converts, Irish Immigrants. A Reassessment of Catholicity in England in the Nineteenth Century," by Anne Murphy, SHCJ. Publication of the proceedings of the Cherwell Conference, Oxford, England, Summer 1992.

1993

Choices, choices

On decision making by Catherine Quinn, SHCJ. From Source, No. 33, 1996, "Discernment," pages 7-10.

1996

Chronology of the Life of Cornelia Connelly

Created to support the projects in process during the "year of Cornelia." Caritas McCarthy, SHCJ. From Source, No. 8, Spring-Autumn 1978, pages 4-28.

Spring-Autumn 1978

Connelly V. Connelly: Aftermath - Trial by Press, Part I

By Mary Dennis Lynch, SHCJ. From Source, No. 6, Spring 1977, pages 10-23.

Spring 1977

Connelly vs. Connelly

Connelly vs. Connelly / by Rev. Brendan Larnen, O.P. Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.

1961

Connelly vs. Connelly: Comments by Dr. Bernard Hargrove

Presented to the Positio group at St. Leonards on 29 September 1976. From Source, No. 6, Spring 1977, pages 3-9.

Spring 1977

Connelly vs. Connelly; An Original Three-Act Drama

A description of the dramatization of "the lawsuit brought by Pierce Connelly against Mother Connelly for the restitution of conjugal rights." Includes excerpts from reviews of the play. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 2, Summer 1961, pages 8-9.

Summer 1961

Constitutions for Apostolic Religious

By Caritas McCarthy, SHCJ; from The Way Supplement 14

1971

Continuation of the Annals of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus in America 1883-1903

In manuscript form


Continue the Story; A Resource for Reflection and Conversation
2004

Copies of pages from Christ Church Marriage Register

Showing marriages of Ralph Peacock and Mary Bowen and Pierce Connelly and Cornelia Peacock


Cornelia and Rome

Text to accompany booklet, Cornelia in Rome. Presentation to the chapter by Radegunde Flaxman, SHCJ, 6 February 1992.


Cornelia and Rome - Presentation

PDF of Power Point presentation by Judith Lancaster, SHCJ.


Cornelia and the Christmas Crib

by Helen Forshaw, SHCJ from her series, From the Archivist's Desk.

December 2006

Cornelia as a woman for the church today

Revised text of a paper first given at SHCJ European Province Meeting, 5 April 1988. From Source, No. 17, Summer 1988, pages 3-11.

Summer 1988

Cornelia Connelly 1809-1879 Foundress of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus

Cornelia Connelly and Her Interpreters

Lancaster, a member of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus founded by Cornelia Connelly, examines biographies written by other SHCJ sisters about Connelly, who lived a sometimes tumultuous life as "successively a wife, a mother and a religious sister inevitably implying differing images of femininity and holiness." Available via Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.

2004

Cornelia Connelly and school textbooks

Article by I.P. Marmion.

December 1993

Cornelia Connelly Educator: Her Charisma and its Institutionalization

Doctoral Dissertation by Lorna M.A. Bowman

1984

Cornelia Connelly Foundress of the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus; The Grace to Know Your Will

by Boniface Hanley, OFM


Cornelia Connelly Guild and Cause

Update on the Cause for Cannonization as on Spring 1963. From Pylon, Vol. XXV No. 1, Spring 1963, pages 39-40.

Spring 1963

Cornelia Connelly's innovations in female education, 1846-1864

Cornelia Connelly's innovations in female education, 1846-1864 : revolutionizing the school curriculum for girls / Roseanne McDougall ; with a foreword by Sharon Latchaw Hirsh. Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to access.

2008

Cornelia Connelly's Philosophy of Education

From Cornelia Connelly's Work in Education by John P. Marmion.


Cornelia Connelly's Philosophy/Theology of Education

From presentation by Caritas McCarthy, SHCJ.

March 1, 1985

Cornelia Connelly, 1809-1879; Foundress of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus

Cornelia Connelly : 1809-1879 : Foundress Society of the Holy Child Jesus. Reprint of the original. Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to access.


Cornelia Connelly: A Witness to Heroic Love and Fidelity

A description of those incidents in Cornelia's life which provide evidence for her witness to heroic love by Marie Madeleine Amy, SHCJ. From Source, No. 5, 1976, pages 20-30.

1976

Cornelia Connelly: Pioneer in Education

by Sister Lou Ella Hickman; from "South Texas Catholic," Roman Catholic Diocese of Corpus Christi

2011

Cornelia Connelly; Founder, Society of the Holy Child Jesus; 1809-1879

Biography produced by SHCJ.


Cornelia Connelly; Her Educational Principles, Part I

First part of article written by Mother Marie Therese, SHCJ. Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 1, Spring 1960, Pages 7-13. Cick here for conclusion.

Spring 1960

Cornelia Connelly; Her Educational Principles, Part II

Conclusion of article written by Mother Marie Therese, SHCJ. Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 2, Summer 1960, Pages 4-13. Click here for Part I.

Summer 1960

Cornelia Connelly; The Cause Room

Description of "The Cause" for the sainthood of Cornelia Connelly. From Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 3, Winter 1960-61, pages 7-10.

1960-61

Cornelia Connelly; Three Characteristics

byAnnette Dawson, SHCJ

1979

Cornelia in Rome

Presentation to the chapter by Radegunde Flaxman, SHCJ, 6 February 1992. See also text to accompany booklet.

1992

Cornelia the Educator

From an unpublished work in progress by Elizabeth Mary Strub, SHCJ, with permission of the author, 4 October 2002.

2002

Cornelia's Birthday: January 15; Candle Prayer

Materials for junior/lower schools


Cornelia's Constitutions, Part I

Introduction by Maureen Crook, SHCJ. From Source, No. 9, Spring 1979, pages 10-20.

Spring 1979

Cornelia's Death Certificate (JPG)
JPG
1879

Cornelia's Death Certificate (PDF)

PDF

1879

Cornelia's Family Tree

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, SHCJ Archives, Rome, Spiritual Notebook 'B'

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 1, Oscott Archives

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 10, SHCJ Archives, Rome, Copied from MS copy

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 11, Southwark Diocesan Archives

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 12, Southwark Diocesan Archives

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 13, Southwark Diocesan Archives

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 14, Southwark Diocesan Archives

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 15, Southwark Diocesan Archives

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 16, Southwark Diocesan Archives

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 17, Southwark Diocesan Archives

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 18, SHCJ Archives, University of Notre Dame

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 19, Propaganda Archives

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 2, SHCJ Archives, Rome

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 20, Southwark Diocesan Archives

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 21, SHCJ Archives, Rome

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 29, SHCJ Archives, Mayfield

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 3, SHCJ Archives, Rome

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 4, SHCJ Archives, Rome, Letter Book II

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 41, SHCJ Archives, Rome

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 5, SHCJ Archives, Rome

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 54, SHCJ Archives, Mayfield

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 55, SHCJ Archives, Mayfield

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 6, SHCJ Archives, Rome

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 7, SHCJ Archives, Mayfield

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 8, SHCJ Archives, Mayfield

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Letters, Volume 9, SHCJ Archives, Rome, Letter Book IV

Transcription of letters.


Cornelia's Philadelphia

Significant sites in Philadelphia


Cornelia's Testimony from Connelly vs. Connelly

"Extract from the actual text of CC's written and sworn testimony in the case - Connelly vs. Connelly."

March 1849

Cornelia. The Love Story

By Jonathan Daly; Written for the 1988 American Province Gathering at Rosemont College. Video in Archives. Dedicated to Terri McKenzie, SHCJ.

1988

Day of Remembrance

Prayer services to held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the Scotia. Note page numbers; meant to be printed and assembled as booklet.

August 12, 2012

Discernment: a balance at equilibrium

By Pauline Darby, SHCJ. From From Source, No. 33, 1996, "Discernment," pages 13-15.

1996

Documentation for Beatification and Canonization, Vol. 63

Southwarcen : Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God Cornelia Connelly Foundress of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus : Documentation presented by the Historical Commission : Volume 63 Materials collected by Mother Maria Joseph Buckle for a life of Cornelia Connelly Parts 1 and 2. Part of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus Collection at the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to access document.


Documentation for Beatification and Canonization, Vol. 65

Southwarcen : Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God Cornelia Connelly Foundress of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus : Documentation presented by the Historical Commission : Volume 65 Materials collected by Mother Maria Joseph Buckle for a life of Cornelia Connelly Parts 5 and 6. Part of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus Collection at Villanova Digital Library. Click here to access document.


Documentation for Beatification and Canonization, Vol. 66

Southwarcen : Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God Cornelia Connelly Foundress of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus : Documentation presented by the Historical Commission : Volume 66 Materials collected by Mother Maria Joseph Buckle for a life of Cornelia Connelly Part 7. Part of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus Collection at the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to access document.


Du Mariage au Cloître : une Religieuse Américaine, Cornélia Connelly.

Du mariage au cloître : une religieuse américaine, Cornélia Connelly. Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.

1962

Exhumation 1935

Description of event with notes and reflections by Mother Mary Amadeus, SHCJ.


Exploring Our Spiritual Roots

By Sr. Caritas McCarthy. From Source, No. 2, Winter 1971, pages 1-14.

Winter 1971

Exploring the Great Mystery

Exploring the Great Mystery: Connecting, Incarnation, Justice-with-Compassion, Creation. Contents include:

  • Introduction by Barbara Linen, SHCJ
  • Charism, Mystery, Gift, Treasure by Catherine Quinn, SHCJ
  • The New Cosmology and How it Impacts our Understanding of Creation by Jane Maloney
  • A New Word by Barbara Linen, SHCJ
  • Three Excerpts from The Banquet of Faith by Elizabeth Johnson, CJS, selected by Roseanne McDougall, SHCJ 
  • A Reflection on an Incarnational Spirituality by Caroline Conway, SHCJ.
September 2013

Extending the reality of the incarnation

A theological reflection by Teresa Okure, SHCJ. From Source, No. 27, 1993, "The Reality of the Incarnation," pages 26-34.

1993

First step to the South American mission?

Reflections on a trip to Puerto Rico taken by Mother M. Beata and Mother John Fisher. From Pylon, Vol. XXVII No. 3, Winter 1965-66, pages 12-17.

Winter 1965-66

Formation in the Society of the Holy Child Jesus

by Elizabeth Mary Strub, SHCJ.


Glory be to God

Ephesians 3:20-21


Goals for Schools of the Holy Child Jesus

4th edition of the goals and criteria for network schools.

2009

Great American Foundresses

By Joseph B Code, MA, STB; Pages 406-436

1929

Hand-drawn map of significant places in America related to Cornelia's life and the history of the society.

From the Informatio.

1987

Handing on the Charism: Cornelia Connelly's Vision on Education

By Anne Murphy, SHCJ

2001

History of the Academy of the Sacred Heart, Grand Coteau, Louisiana

Article about school where Cornelia taught as a new bride and young mother.


History of the Constitutions of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus

By Sr. Carlotta Bartone, SHCJ


Holy Child Lay Apostolate Institute

Article about the organization and activities of the institute written by Mother Mary Paul, SHCJ. From Pylon, Vol. XXVI No. 3, Winter 1964-65, pages 21-26.

Winter 1964-65

Holy Child Network of Schools

Brochure about the Holy Child Network of Schools.

1990s

Holy Child Prayer, 2014

Prayer used with Heads of Schools and Trustees.

2014

Hope for Chad

By Melinda Keane, SHCJ. From Source, No. 29, 1994, "Women Praying," pages 22-25.

1994

Hymn to the Holy Child

SHCJ


Hymn to the Holy Child - Handwritten

SHCJ, handwritten version


In the market place

By Carolyn Green, SHCJ. From Source, No. 27, 1993, "The Reality of the Incarnation," pages 12-14.

1993

It's the mass that matters; VII England's women martyrs

Part VII of a series of articles on the forty martyrs of England and Wales written by Hugh Kay. From Pylon, Vol. XXVII No. 3, Winter 1965-66, pages 37-39.

Winter 1965-66

James Walsh, Cornelia Connelly and The Society of The Holy Child Jesus

by Sister Mary Elizabeth Strub, SHCJ


Laudate Pueri Dominum

Poem written by Mother Mary Anthony, SHCJ about the graves of John Henry and Mary Magdalene which had been moved to Sharon Hill. From Pylon, Vol. XXV No. 3, Winter 1963-64, page 35.

Spring 1963

Let Us Love One Another

Text by Cornelia Connelly, adapted from Gelineau Ps. 90


Let's Write and Tell Them...(Burses to Support African Missions

Description of burses established to support African missions. Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 1, Spring 1960, page 48.

Winter 1962-63

Letter from Agatha Deacy to Mother Theophila

Transcript of a note inserted in the Clothing Register in the European Archives, Oxford. It is a handwritten letter, on a folded sheet of notepaper, from Mother Agatha Deacy to Mother Mary Theophila Laprimaudaye.

1904

Letter from Rev. Mother Angelica Croft to Mr. John Connelly

Letter from Reverend Mother Angelica Croft to Cornelia's brother-in-law John Connelly, describing her death. From Pylon, Vol. XXI, No. 1, Spring 1959, Pages 1-11.

May 14, 1879

Letter to Sister Joseph

Letter from Cornelia to Sister Joseph.


Letter to Sister Thomas

Letter from Cornelia to Sister Thomas.


Letters from Sisters asking for permission to go to America
1862

Letting the Incarnation happen

By Kate Holmstrom, SHCJ. From Source, No. 27, 1993, "The Reality of the Incarnation," pages 22-23.

1993

Light Incarnate

Light incarnate; A baby contains the mystery of the universe, consecrating all the day-to-day things that sustain us, while every Mass holds and celebrates the divinity of a million galaxies, by Daniel O'Leary, a priest of the Leeds Diocese, West Yorkshire, UK.

December 2009

Look Please (Burses to Support African Missions)

Description of burses established to support African missions. Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 1, Spring 1960, Inside cover.

Spring 1960

Love Knoweth no Measure

Mother Cornelia Connelly; Arranged for the School of the Holy Child, Suffern, NY


Manifest of the Scotia, the ship that carried the first six SHCJ to America
1862

Maps of significant places in Cornelia's life in Philadelphia and Delaware County

Meet Cornelia Connelly through the Cornelia Connelly Guild

Description of foundation and actvities of Cornelia Connelly Guild by M.M. Raymond. From Pylon, Vol. XXIV No. 2, Summer 1962, pages 18-21.

Summer 1962

Memories of Cornelia's Maternal Love (for students)

Memories of Cornelia's Maternal Love. An excerpt from a small exhibition put together by Sr Helen Forshaw SHCJ from the Documentation for the Cause and photographs in the European Province Archives, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Venerable Cornelia Connelly, 8 January 1809. The exhibition focused on how children experienced Cornelia as Mother. Memories of Cornelia s maternal love experienced by children confided to the care of the SHCJ at St Leonards, both boarding and day school, and at Mark Cross.

2009

My Own Dear Country, Part I

"Early Foundations in America," Part I in series of articles about history of society in America. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 3, Winter 1961-62, pages 7-15. Click here for Part II.

Winter 1961-62

My Own Dear Country, Part III

Continuation of serires of articles about history of society in America. Click here for Part II. From Pylon, Vol. XXIV No. 2, Summer 1962, pages 4-15.

Summer 1962

New Zealand Sculpture, A History

History of sculpture in New Zealand written by Michael Dunn. Includes information about Frank Connelly's. Click here to view.

2002

None Higher Stature

Article by Mother Mary Eleanor, SHCJ. From Pylon, Vol. XXIV No. 2, Summer 1962, pages 16-18.

Summer 1962

Not just a personal matter

By Carol Ann Smith, SHCJ. From Source, No. 33, 1996, "Discernment," pages 45-48.

1996

Notes on Cornelia Connelly's Approach to Education

Sr. Helen Forshaw, SHCJ


Novice's Manual

Manual for the use of the Novices of the Holy Child Jesus, printed for use at the Convent St. Leonards-on-Sea in 1869. Translated by the SHCJ with dedication to Bishop Wiseman which was probably written by Cornelia. See also verso of title page.


Novice's Manual - Tile Page Verso

Verso of title page of a manual for the use of the Novices of the Holy Child Jesus, printed for use at the Convent St. Leonards-on-Sea in 1869. Translated by the SHCJ with dedication to Bishop Wiseman which was probably written by Cornelia. See also a photo of the manual.


One Woman's Journey in Faith

One Woman's Journey in Faith
2016

One Woman's Journey in Faith
1990

One Woman's Journey in Faith - Background and Reflection Questions

Opening of School; Holy Child Network Blessing

Written by Eileen McDevitt, SHCJ.


Our Dear Retreat

Prayer services from SHCJ Epiphany Retreats where sisters renew vows each year. Cornelia called these gatherings, "Our Dear Retreat."


Out of the holocaust

Article about 22 Ugandan martyrs written by M.T. Kellum. From Pylon, Vol. XXVI No. 3, Winter 1964-65, pages 2-8.

Winter 1964-65

Part I. The Child as Key

Cornelia's writings prior to the Constitutions by Sr. Caritas McCarthy, SHCJ. From Source, No.3, 1972, pages 25-35.

1972

Part II. Cornelia and Gioacchino Ventura

A look at "the background reading Cornelia used in building up her spirtual teaching," by Sr. Mary Ursula Blake, SHCJ. From Source, No. 3, 1972, pages 36-44.

1972

Penetrated by an apostolic spirit

The society as an "active order" by Caritas McCarthy, SHCJ. From Source, No. 8, Spring-Autumn 1978, pages 29.36.

Spring-Autumn 1978

Popping peas for the mission

More news from the "Electrons." From Pylon Spring 1967, page 59.

Spring 1967

Positio: Informatio For the Canonization Process of the Servant of God Cornelia Connelly (nee Peacock)
1987

Possible U.S. saints: Cornelia Connelly

Article by John F. Fink, Editor Emeritus, Criterion.

August 29, 2008

Prayer Service in Celebration of the Life and Heritage of Cornelia Connelly

Written by Kathleen Lynch, Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child.


Praying with Cornelia; 1 - Be Yourself (PDF)

Praying with Cornelia; 1 - Be Yourself (PPT)

Praying with Cornelia; 2 - Holy Child (PDF)

Praying with Cornelia; 2 - Holy Child (PPT)

Praying with Cornelia; 3 - Generosity (PDF)

Praying with Cornelia; 3 - Generosity (PPT)

Praying with Cornelia; 4 - Listening (PDF)

Praying with Cornelia; 4 - Listening (PPT)

Praying with Cornelia; 5 - Courage (PDF)

Praying with Cornelia; 5 - Courage (PPT)

Pylon XXI, No. 2

Selected articles:

  • A visit to the Holy Child Missions, pgs. 3-19
  • Pilgrimage to Natchez, pgs. 23-25
  • Seen from Nigeria, pgs. 26-27
  • Nigerian audience, pg. 28
  • Pope of the foreign missions, pgs. 32-33
  • The Electrons, pgs. 36-39
Summer 1959

Pylon XXIV, No. 1

Pylon XXIV, No. 1, selected articles:

  • "My Own Dear Country" Part II. Westward Expansion, pp. 5-13 (Click here for Part I; click here for Part III)
  • Letters to Africa, pp. 14-17
  • Sunday Morning at Marian Hill, pp. 18-23
  • Through Northern Ghana - By Lorry, pp. 27-31
  • Trio for Heaven, pp. 32-34
Spring 1962

Pylon XXV, No. 2

Pylon XXV, No. 2. Selected articles:

  • Mayfield, Sussex - History Minus Legend, pp. 4-7
  • The Duchess Triumphant (Louisa Catherine, Duchess of Leeds), pp. 8-15
  • The Undivided Heart, p. 19
Summer 1963

Pylon XXVII, No. 1

Pylon XXVII, No. 1, selected article:

  • Merty Forgot - Letter to Pierce, p. 31-32, 37
Spring 1965

Pylon XXVII, No. 2

The Pylon, XXVII, No. 2. Selected articles:

  • Introducing the Reverend James Montgomery, pp. 4-7
  • Kingdom of Light and Grace; Rev. Mother General Visits West Africa, pp. 8-18
  • A Thinking Pool, I'm Sorry, pp. 34-35
  • Mission Mosaic - In Manhatten, pp. 36-39
  • The Spark; Electra, pp. 40-41
Autumn 1965

Pylon, XXIX, No. 2

Pylon XXIX, No. 2. Two articles:

  • And So We Made a Farm, pages 17-20 (re: Holy Child School, Cape Coast, Ghana)
  • Cornelia Belongs to Everyone
Autumn 1967

Pylon, XXVIII, No. 2

Pylon XXVIII, Autumn 1966. Selected articles:

  • Ogoja (Nigeria), pp. 20-32
  • In Loving Memory of a Pioneer Missionary, Sister Charles Magdalen, p. 36
Autumn 1966

Quartet in heaven; four portraits of saintly women

Excerpt from Quartet in Heaven; Portraits of Four Saintly Women by Sheila Kaye-Smith. Foreword and chapter about Cornelia Connelly.


Radical Generosity: The Life of Cornelia Connelly

Lou Ella Hickman, IWBS

2011

Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, Vol. XXXI

Sketch of the Life of Mother Cornelia Connelly Foundress of the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus, 1809-1879

1920

Reflection on the life and educational philosophy of Cornelia Connelly

Mary Kosch


Religion: Scandal Revisited

Time Magazine

20918

Return to Africa; Holy Child West African Missions

Article describing SHCJ missions in Africa. Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 1, Spring 1960, pages, 14-28.

Spring 1960

Sí, Señor, Siempre Si

Sí, Señor, Siempre Si: Vida de Cornelia Connelly, 1809-1879; Fundadora de la Sociedad del Santo Niño Jesús / Elizabeth Mary Strub. Slight variation in the placement on the Reflections pages. In the Spanish translation, the Reflections pages appear immediately following the chapter. Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.

2003

SHCJ Response to: The life of Catholic foundress Cornelia Connelly was ruled by men. Was her obedience to them holy

Response to this article. Corrections by Judith Lancaster, SHCJ and Eileen McDevitt, SHCJ.


Six Go West: SHCJ Pioneers in American Tell Their Story

Sr. Helen Forshaw, SHCJ; stories of original sisters to leave England for America


Society of the Holy Child Jesus: Foundation Texts and Constitutions
1983, 1998

Some Easter Reflections on Cornelia

by Elizabeth Mary Strub, SHCJ. Holy Week, Rome, 1978

March 1978

Some theological reflections on the title: Society of the Holy Child Jesus

"An attempt to 'place' theologically the implications of our title 'Holy Child Jesus' and devotion to the Holy Child in the light of this," by Sr. Virginia Wallwork, SHCJ. From Source, No. 3, 1972, pages 46-55.

1972

Source, No. 10

No. 10;

  • In Search of Cornelia; pages 19-16
  • Cornelia's Constitutions, Part II; pages 27-55.
Autumn 1979

Source, No. 11

Chapter 3 of a thesis by Caritas McCarthy, SHCJ entitled The Spirituality of Cornelia Connelly: A Study of the Charism of the Founder of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus. Click here to view document.

Summer, 1980

Source, No. 13

No. 13;

  • The Relevance of Cornelia Connelly's Charism, Pgs. 5-17
  • Theolgical Foundations For Apostolic Community, Pgs. 32-49 Pgs.
  • Characteristics of an Apostolic Spirituality, Pgs. 55-58
  • The Charism of Cornelia and the Signs of our Time; From Inner Liberty to Outward Liberation, Pgs. 59-82.
Summer 1983

Source, No. 14

"Cornelia Connelly's Spirituality and Ideal of Community Life;" Chapter XV of The Positio: Documentary Study for the Canonization Process of the Servant of God Cornelia Connelly (nee Peacock) 1809-1879. Click here to view document.

Spring 1984

Source, No. 15

Special Commemorative issue honoring Sr. Mary Anthony Weinig. Click here to view document.

Fall 1985

Source, No. 15; Pp. 42-46

Studies and Reflections on the Heritage of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus; Special Commemorative Issue; "Cornelia Connelly and the Spirit of Suffering Obedience."

Fall 1985

Source, No. 16

Contents:

  • Justice with Compassion
  • To Act Justly
  • A Chilean Perspective
  • Justice with Compassion: A Personal Reflection
  • Working for Justice in a Local Area
  • On Educating for Justice

Click here to view document.

Winter 1987

Source, No. 21

Ministry issue. Click here to view document.

1990

Source, No. 22; Images of God

No. 22: Images of God:

  • Poem
  • Woman Imaging God
  • Images of God Within an African Perspective
  • The Rock of our Trysting Place
  • Cornelia Connelly's Images of God in Christ
  • Some Images of God Then and Now
  • The God of Wonder
  • God the Artist
  • My Changing Images of God
  • God and the Seasons of my Life
  • God at the Centre of My Being
  • 'Papa Dios' and Kenny
  • Yahweh, I Know You are Near
  • The God Who Isn't
  • O Obani
1991

Source, No. 24

Historical Perspectives - I. Click here to view document.

1992

Source, No. 25

Historical Perspectives - II. Click here to view document.

1992

Source, No. 35

Christology and Incarnational Spirituality. Click here to view document.

1997

Source, No. 4

Source, Issue No. 4; A Study of the Constitutions of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus As Developed Under Cornelia Connelly, 1846-1879. Click here to view document.

Winter 1975

Source, No. 7

Studies and Reflections on the Heritage of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus.

  • The long desired approval of our rule
  • Connelly vs. Connelly: Aftermath: Trial by Press, Part II
  • The Young Ladies' School at St. Leonards, Part III
  • Reminiscences of a St. Leonard's School Girl

Available via Villanova Digital Library.

Autumn 1977

Source: Christology and Incarnational Spirituality

Articles from Source, 1997:

  • Changing Images of Christ: A Christological Journey 1846-1996, pp. 1-19
  • The Will to Arise: Jesus and Women in the Gospels, pp. 20-29
  • The Reign of God: Jesus and Ethics, pp. 31-39
  • Glimpses of Christ Incarnated and Communicated in Africa, pp. 85-93
  • Jesus and the Deprived, p. 94
  • Connections, p 94.
1997

Source: Education

No. 31:

  • The Spririt of Holy Child Education: Actions Not Words, pp 1-5
  • Cornelia's Ideals in Practice: An Experience of Holy Child Education 1942-49, pp 6-11
  • The Four R's, pp 12-14
  • Actions Not Words: The Inculturation of Holy Child Education, pp 15-24
  • To Achieve is to Dream and to Act, pp 25-28
  • Mayfield I: School During World War II, pp 29-31
1995

Source: Government

No. 18:

  • What is SHCJ Government? pp 3-8
  • SHCJ Obedience Today, pp 25-28
Spring 1989

Source: Racism

No. 30

1995

Source: The Spirit of the Society

No. 32; Pgs 6-8; The Spirit of Childhood

1996

Source; Historical Perspectives II

No. 25:

  • Nineteenth Century English Women: Cornelia's Context, pp 3-7
  • Pierce Connelly: Not a Bad Man, pp 8-10
  • Pierce Connelly: His Call from God, pp 11-20
  • Among Valiant Women, pp 21-25
  • Angelica Croft SHCJ 1839-1902. pp 26 - 36
1992

Source; SHCJ in Africa - II

No. 20

1990

Teacher Training in the Apostolate of the SHCJ

by Caritas McCarthy, SHCJ


Technology Prayer

Written by Jim Breslin for meeting of technology directors from the Holy Child Network of Schools.

Apr-2011

The 1880 Chapter and the Customal

By Sr. Mary Anthony Weinig, SHCJ. From Source, No. 8, Spring-Autumn 1978, pages 92-101.

Spring-Autumn 1978

The Case of Cornelia Connelly

The Case of Cornelia Connelly / Juliana Wadham. The incredible story of an extraordinary American told in full for the first time. Available via Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.

1957

The case of Pierce Connelly

"From a study relating to his psychological developmentand affective disorders, prepared by the psychologist Georges Cruchon, SJ of the Gregorian University in Rome. Abridged English version by Mary Ethelreda Wilcox and Ursula Blake, SHCJ." From Source, No. 5, 1976, pages 5-19.

1976

The Child Jesus...The Emptied God

The Church in the "New World" in Louisiana, and the Floridas and in New Orleans

Jeanne Marie Guerin, SHCJ


The Connellys' First Visit to Rome; Part II

Article describing the events and impact of the family's time in Rome, 1836-1837 written by L.S. Muir. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 2, Summer 1961, pages 3-7.

Summer 1961

The Contributions of the Holy Child Sisters to Women's Education in the Cross River State of Nigeria From 1930-1967

Doctoral Dissertation by Anna Ekam, M.A.

1980

The Curious Case of Cornelia Connelly

Online article by historian Dr. Pat McNamara. He blogs about American Catholic History at McNamara's Blog.

March 2, 2011

The Epiphany Letters of Cornelia

Collection of Cornelia's Epiphany letters to members of the society.


The First Holy Child Nun

A life of Cornelia Connelly written for children


The History of American Sculpture

A history of American sculpture written by Laredo Taft. Part of a series entitled History of American Art, edited by John C. Van Dyke. Section about Frank Connelly begins on page 261 (PDF page 290).

1903

The History of Women, Religion and Education: A Methodological Approach

Lorna M.A. Bowman, Ed. D.

Dec. 9, 1993

The Incarnation: Why God Wanted to Become Human

Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J.


The Inculcation of Holy Child Education: Actions Not Words

Lorna M.A. Bowman

1996

The Institutionalization of Cornelia Connelly's Charism in Her Schools and Its Expression Today

Lorna M. Bowman

Nov. 1992

The life of Catholic foundress Cornelia Connelly was ruled by men. Was her obedience to them holy?

Article written by Catherine Addington, Ph.D. student in Spanish at the University of Virginia. See SHCJ response here.

October 26, 2017

The Life of Cornelia Connelly

Flash based book


The Life of Cornelia Connelly; 1809-1879; Foundress of The Society of the Holy Child Jesus (the Gompertz Life)

By "A Member of the Society" with preface by Cardinal Gasquet. Also known as "The Gompertz Life."

Click here to view document.

1922

The Pioneering SHCJ Who Went to America in 1862

Sr. Helen Forshaw, SHCJ


The Pylon: Cornelia Connelly Special Issue

The Pylon : Cornelia Connelly Special Issue, Volume XXIX, Number 3, 1968. Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.

1968

The Spark, Spring 1960

Recurring letter and article addressed to "Electrons," student group dedicated to supporting African missions. Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 1, Spring 1960, pages, 38-40.

Spring 1960

The Spark, Summer 1961

Recurring letter and article addressed to "Electrons," student group dedicated to supporting African missions. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 2, Summer 1961, pages 36-38.

Summer 1961

The Spirituality of Cornelia Connelly : in God, for God, with God

The spirituality of Cornelia Connelly : in God, for God, with God / Caritas McCarthy SHCJ. Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.

1986

The Strange Case of Connelly vs. Connelly

An amateur detective's take on the case from the SleuthSayer website.


The Triumph of Trust : The Story of Mother Connelly

The triumph of trust : the story of Mother Connelly / by Mother Mary Eleanor, S.H.C.J. with illustrations by Victoria Donohoe. Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.

1950

The writings of Cornelia Connelly

By Caritas McCarthy, SHCJ. From Source, No. 12, Spring 1983, pages 53-64.

Spring 1983

Theological Reflections on the Educational Philosophy of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus

Patricia M. McDonald, SHCJ


To feed the hungry

Essay on world hunger and the foundation of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization written by Rosemont College alum and FAO member, Neva Hecker. From Pylon, Vol. XXV No. 1, Spring 1963, pages 23-26.

Spring 1963

Un Amor Generoso: La Vida de Cornelia Connelly

By Catie McElwee; Ill by France White, SHCJ; see also A Generous Love

2009

We Are God's Mercy

Kathy Sherman, CSJ; Written for the SHCJ American Province Chapter

1998

Westward Ho! A Photographic Exhibition of the Beginnings of the SHCJ Mission to the West

Why an American Foundress for England in 1846?

Article on the Origin of the SHCJ by the Vice-Postulator of the Cause of Cornelia Connelly, James Walsh, SJ. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 3, Winter 1961-62, pages 2-6.

Winter 1961-62

Woman to woman

On women and prayer by Joanne Sullivan, From Source, No. 29, 1994, "Women Praying," pages 54-60.

1994

Woman's response

By Mary Mills, SHCJ, From Source, No. 27, 1993, "The Reality of the Incarnation," pages 8-9.

1993

Women's Religious Education: Liberation or Socialization? A Case Study

Lorna M.A. Bowman

Nov. 3, 1991

Women/Worship in crisis

By Mary Sullivan, SHCJ. From Source, No. 29, 1994, "Women Praying," pages 1-8.

1994

Writers in Residence: A Journey with Pioneer New Zealand Writers

Biographies of 20 distinguished New Zealand writers are included in this profile of 19th-century authors by Jenny Robin Jones. Refernces made to Frank Connelly. Click here to view.

2004

Writing about the saints

An essay on the history and practice of hagiography (biography of saints) by Paolo Molinari, SJ. From Pylon, Vol. XXIV No. 3, Winter 1962-63, pages 9-13.

Winter 1962-63

Yes Lord, Always Yes; A Life of Cornelia Connelly

Yes, Lord, always yes : a life of Cornelia Connelly 1809-1879; founder of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus / Elizabeth Mary Strub. Available via the Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.

2003

Yes to Suffering, Yes to Joy

Yes to Suffering, Yes to Joy, by Claire Sullivan, S.H.C.J. Unpublished manuscript. Available via Villanova Digital Library. Click here to view.



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