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Ryan, Mary Perkins, 1912-1993



  • Existence: 1912 - 1993

Biographical Note

Mary Perkins yan was educated at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Connecticut and the College of the Sacred Heart in New York. She worked briefly for Sheed and Ward. Her first book, At your ease in the Catholic Church, was published in 1938. Ryan was active in the Liturgical Movement. She authored, edited, or translated over 25 works on the topics of theology, philosophy, and primarily liturgy. Ryan died in 1993.

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Mary Perkins Ryan papers


The papers include manuscripts, correspondence, articles, and other publications of twentieth-century author and editor Mary Perkins Ryan. Much of the correspondence deals with Ryan's book Speaking of How to Pray.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1932-1951