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Jesuits in Hong Kong, South China and beyond : Irish Jesuit mission : its development 1926-2006
AuthorMorrissey, Thomas J.
Pub. LocationHong Kong 香港PublisherXavier Publishing Association Co. Ltd.
Date2008Phys. Desc.832 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberBV2290.M67 2008
Jesuits in Hong Kong, South China and beyond : Irish Jesuit mission : its development 1926-2006 / Thomas J. Morissey SJ.
Includes index. Appendices include lists of Jesuits (Irish and otherwise) who have served in Hong Kong and of leaders of the Wah Yan Past Students' Association. Over 60 pages of photographs, some color incl. individual and group portraits as well as scenes from daily life.

Contents: Preface -- 1. Setting the Scene: 1552-1926 -- 2. A Vigorous Beginning: the decisive first year, December 1926 - December 1927 -- 3. Years of Achievement and Loss: 1928-1933 -- 4. Personalities, Institutions, Refugees in a Background of War: 1933-1940 -- 5. The Rock Magazine. Wah Yan College. 1932-1941 -- 6. In Times of War: Occupation and Dispersal, 1941-1946: Hong Kong, Free China, Macau, India -- 7. Post-War Expectations and a New Superior of the Mission, 1946-1948 -- 8. The Communist Advance. Withdrawal to Hong Kong, and Criticism -- 9. Removal of Thomas Ryan as Superior, 1950 - and the Aftermath -- 10. A Time of Communist Expansion, New Mission and New Buildings: October 1950 - May 1957 -- 11. Part 1 - Renewed Confidence and Expansion, Fr. Thomas Byrne 1957-1960 Part 2 - Years of Great Change 1960-1965 -- 12. Years of High Hopes and Forewarnings: 1965-1968 -- 13. Loft Aims amid Confusion and Loss: 1969-1971 -- 14. A Turbid and Troubled Time: 1972-1978 -- 15. The Years 1978-1985: Vice-Province to Province, and the Fear of 1997 -- 16. 1985-1991 Years of Uncertainty and Change -- 17. 1991-1996 Years of Expectation and New Structures -- 18. Part of China. Facing Uncertainty 1996-2002 -- 19. 2003-2006 The Work Goes On -- 20. Epilogue: 1926-2006; and Author's Recollections -- Appendices -- Pictorial Memories -- Index

Subject(s)Jesuits, Irish--Missions--China--History
Missionaries, Irish--China
Hong Kong 香港--History
Jesuits--China--History--20th century
Jesuits--Hong Kong--History--20th century
Jesuits--Missions--Hong Kong
Wah Yan College, Hong Kong 香港華仁書院
Ryan, Thomas F., 1889-1971
Jesuits--Missions--China--History--20th century
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute [AEC]Rec. #19256
ISBN9628588370 ; 9789628588374OCLC298381758