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A book written by Rev. Jude Mead, C.P.
About the Book
This is the amazing story of the life of the Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa (1893-1984) who founded the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm in 1929.
She is concisely described as a Daughter of Carmel and a Mother to the Aged. Born in Ireland, educated in Scotland, she entered the convent in France and founded her own Community of Sisters in New York City. In this critical/historical biography Mother M. Angeline Teresa steps from the pages as a pioneer in the care for the Aged in the United States and a revolutionary leader in the field of geriatrics.
About the Author
Father Jude Mead, C.P., S.T.D., LL.D. (1912-1992) was a priest of the Congregation of Passion (Passionists). He was recognized internationally as a preacher for the clergy, women and men religious, and the Laity throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, England, Italy, the Armed Forces in Germany and the Passionist Missions on the Caribbean. He authored eight books before writing Mother Angeline Teresa's biography. He was a Board Member of the Institute on Religious Life. He earned a Doctorate in Sacred Theology with Specialization in Spirituality from the TERESIANUM at Rome.
For a quarter of a century, Father Mead was a friend and confidant of Mother Angeline Teresa and served as the first Postulator of the Cause for Mother Angeline Teresa.