Sr. Marie Augusta Neal

WSRP Research Associate 1982-1983

Research project

The Transformation of Catholic Sisterhoods in the U.S. After Vatican II: 1966-1981

A longitudinal study of the response of Catholic Sisterhoods to the mandate for renewal of the Church in the world, examining the relationship between religious belief and social behavior as evidenced in women's styles of governance, attitudes toward ministry, involvement in issues of social justice, and differing patterns of prayer, work, and community life.