Here I Am, Lord : The Letters and Writings of Ita Ford

ISBN-10: 1570756058

ISBN-13: 9781570756054

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jeanne Evans

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The murder of four U.S. churchwomen in El Salvador in 1980 was one of the defining events of its time: an act of brutality, and at the time a singular witness to the power of the Cross. Twenty-five years later, Jeanne Evans has compiled the writings of one of these women, Ita Ford, a Maryknoll Sister and native of New York. Through her journals, letters, and other writings, we follow Ford's spiritual journey from her early life and decision to enter the Maryknoll order, to the experiences in Latin America that altered and deepened her understanding of the gospel. Her writings reflect the qualities that endeared her to friends and those she served: clear-eyed, generous, and determined.
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Orbis Books
Binding: Perfect 
Pages: 250
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
The Early Years in Brooklyn: 1940-1957p. 1
Marymount Manhattan to Maryknoll: 1958-1961p. 6
Introductionp. 6
Letters and Writingsp. 9
The Maryknoll Sisters and Back: 1961-1964p. 20
Introductionp. 20
Letters and Writingsp. 23
New York: 1964-1971p. 38
Introductionp. 38
Letters and Writingsp. 48
Maryknoll to Chile: 1971-1978p. 54
Introductionp. 54
Letters and Writingsp. 62
Year of Renewal and Reflection: 1978-1979p. 106
Introductionp. 106
Letters, Writings, and Interviewsp. 109
El Salvador: 1980: Final Witness and Accompaniment of the Poorp. 137
Introductionp. 137
Letters, Writings, and Interviewsp. 147
Afterwordp. 249
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