University of Notre Dame

John J. Berkery Papers


Origination : Berkery, John J., d. 1989.
Extent : 9 linear feet. 4 linear feet of printed material.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

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Preferred Citation

John J Berkery Papers (BRK), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence; manuscripts of Berkery's memoirs of the Catholic Action movement; newsletters; clippings, including articles by and about Joseph Cardinal Cardijn; photocopies and mimeographed material including pieces by Pat Keegan and Paul McGuire.

With the exception of one folder concerning St. Therese of Lisieux, the papers all pertain to the Young Christian Workers, Young Christian Students, Christian Family Movement, and other Catholic Action organizations. Also books, booklets, magazines, pamphlets, papal encyclicals, tracts, and other printed material related to Catholic Action, YCW, YCS, CFM, the Second Vatican Council, and St. Therese of Lisieux.


Roman Catholic priest; one of the founders of the Young Christian Workers in the United States.


Berkery, John J., d. 1989.
Therese, De Lisieux, Saint, 1873-1897.
Young Christian Workers.
Young Christian Students
Christian Family Movement.
Vatican Council (2d : 1962-1965)
Catholic action
Cardijn, Joseph, 1882-1967.
Keegan, Pat, 1916-
McGuire, Paul, 1903-

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