Miriam Therese Winter

WINTER, Miriam Therese. b. Passaic, New Jersey, 14 June 1938. Gloria Frances Winter joined the Medical Mission Sisters at age 17, and acquired her new name, Miriam Therese. She studied music at the Catholic University in Washington, DC, (BM 1964), religious education at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Canada, (MRE 1976), and liturgical studies at Princeton Theological Seminary (PhD 1983). Implementing the changes that the Second Vatican Council had permitted in Roman Catholic worship, Winter began to compose folk-style church music for her Medical Mission Sisters. Her albums such as Joy Is Like the Rain (1966), Mass of a Pilgrim People (1967), and Woman Prayer, Woman Song (1987),...

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