History and Missionary Endeavor

The History of the Congregation of Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena; in its  Missionary Endeavor

Extract from a doctoral dissertation in the Faculty of Missiology, Rome 2000 
by Sr. Maria Jesusa G. Enginco, O.P.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1:  THE HISTORY OF THE CONGREGATION OF DOMINICAN SISTERS OF ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA:  ITS BEGINNINGS

  1. The First Period: The Beaterio de Sta. Catalina de Sena of Manila: Its Beginnings
    1. The  (1686)First Attempt and The Pre-Formal Foundation:  The Seed of the Religious Community (1686)
    2. The Formal Establishment of the Beaterio de Sta. Catalina de Sena:  As A House of Prayer (1696-1703)
  2. The Second Period: The Exile of the Beatas (1703-1706)
  3. The Third Period: The Return of the Beaterio (1706) ; The Missionary Impulse, The Beatas as Contemplative Missionaries
  4. The Fourth Period: The Call to Foreign Mission (1859-1933)
  5. The Fifth Period: The Local Missionary Endeavor (1933-)
  6. The Sixth Priod: The Expansion of the Local Mission and Re-opeing o Foreign Mission

 

CHAPTER 2 :  THE GROWTH OF THE  MISSIONARY ENDEAVOR OF THE CHURCH IN THE PHILIPPINES:

  1. Factors that Contributed and Continue to Influence the Church in the Philippines to a Deeper Missionary Consciousness and Spirit
  2. The Response of the Church in the Philippines:  Initiatives - Programs - Activities Taken on Behalf of the Mission.
  • Summary and Conclusion

CHAPTER 3 :  THE MISSIONARY SPIRIT OF THE CONGREGATION OF DOMINICAN SISTERS OF ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA.

  • Introduction
  1. The Root of Missionary Spirit of the Congregation
  2. The Missionary Spirit in the Rules, Constitutions & Directory and in the Acts of the General Chapters of the Congregation of Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena
  • Summary and Conclusion

CHAPTER 4 :  THE CONGREGATION OF DOMINICAN SISTERS OF ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA IN RESPONSE TO THE MISSIONARY ENDEAVOR OF THE CHURCH IN THE PHILIPPINES.

  • Introduction
  1. The Missionary Movement of the Congregation of Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena
  2. The Missionary Perspective of the Apostolate of the Congregation of Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena
  3. The Missionary Collaboration of the Congregation in the Missionary Field.
  4. Specific Contributions of the Congregation of Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena in Carrying Out the Missionary Endeavor of the Church in the Philippines
  5. The New Missionary Perspectives of the Congregation