Announcement: U.S. Catholic Historian issue on "kinship"

For more than thirty years the U.S. Catholic Historian has published theme-based issues relevant to the history of American Catholicism.  An upcoming issue will address the theme of “Kinship.” Contributions could include, but are not limited to, studies of the following:
  • Relationships by blood or marriage, including siblings, parents and children, spouses, etc. (examples include the Kenrick, Healy, Purcell, and Spalding families) 
  • Connections within and between members of religious orders/communities 
  • Friendship, mentorship, and social relationships 
  • Geographic/ethnic connections among families and individuals 
Scholars considering a submission are asked to contact the editor, Fr. David Endres at before preparing a contribution. Approximate length is 7,000-10,000 words. We ask for submissions by November 1, 2016 and look forward to hearing from potential contributors.

Fr. David Endres Editor,
U.S. Catholic Historian