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Confraternities of Sodalities in Ireland: Charity, Devotion and Sociability Colm Lennon

Confraternities of Sodalities in Ireland: Charity, Devotion and Sociability

Colm Lennon

Published August 5th 2013
ISBN : 9781856077927
Paperback
216 pages
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The essays in this volume offer a variety of perspectives on the rich and colourful history of Irish confraternities and sodalities. Framed by surveys that include both the Irish and the international context, these essays explore the role of theMoreThe essays in this volume offer a variety of perspectives on the rich and colourful history of Irish confraternities and sodalities. Framed by surveys that include both the Irish and the international context, these essays explore the role of the confraternities in the revival of the Catholic Church in the penal era, their place in the Catholic devotional upsurge in the 19th century, and the contribution of religious orders to their growth.