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Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Gabrielle Kowalski, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Initiation rites--Religious aspects--Catholic Church; People with disabilities--Public opinion; People with disabilities--Religious life; People with disabilities--Vocational guidance


The problem which this paper intends to deal with is the applicability of this new rite to the process of initiation of handicapped persons. Does this new rite mean anything at all to handicapped persons who are to be initiated into the Church, or to those who are concerned about the initiation of the handicapped person?


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