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Elizabeth Prout: 1820-1864

Elizabeth Prout: 1820-1864
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Author: Edna Hamer

Product Code:  B1942
ISBN:  9780852441718
Publisher:  Gracewing
Format  Paperback
Pages  362



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A Religious Life for Industrial England. A revised edition of this classic biography of a remarkable woman, a heroine of the Industrial Revolution who immersed herself in the chaos of Manchester's worst slums and brought comfort, education and hope to the poorest of the poor - the largely Irish and immigrant Catholic mill workers. All this was almost incidental to her overriding vocation, for Elizabeth Prout was the founder of a religious order whose members were themselves mainly from working-class backgrounds. Without endowments or wealthy patrons, these Sisters of the Cross and Passion worked tirelessly both to support themselves and to help the slum dwellers amongst whom they lived.

Publisher: Gracewing
Pages: 362
ISBN: 9780852441718
More by this Author: Edna Hamer
Keywords: Saints Angels Mystics books Saints: A-F: St Albert - St Francis

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