ACH019: Rose Hawthorne was born into 19th century American literary royalty, but as Tom and Noelle Crowe reveal, she suffered the deaths of family, including a child, and an abusive husband. That didn’t stop her from converting to Catholicism, starting a Dominican community, and founding homes for terminally ill cancer patients.
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Links for this episode:
- To Myself A Stranger: A Biography of Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, by Patricia Dunlavy Valenti
- Rose Hawthorne Biography
- The Remarkable Rose Hawthorne
- Mother Mary Alphonsa – Wikipedia
- Rose Hawthorne Lathrop – The GIVEN Institute
- Rose Hawthorne, a life consecrated to terminal cancer patients — Aleteia
- Rose Hawthorne Lathrop Poems > My poetic side
- Rose Hawthorne, Nathaniel Hawthorne's Daughter, Becomes Candidate for Catholic Saint – New England Historical Society
- Mother Mary Alphonsa, Daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne, is Now Called a Servant of God
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