Gonzalez, Antonio 1975-03-17

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Father Antonio Gonzalez speaks of the history, purpose, and future of the Cursillo movement within the Catholic Church.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Father Antonio Gonzalez

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Date: March 17, 1975

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Sister Regina Foppe

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Origins of movement, History (1940-1975), First Cursillo Majorca Spain (1949), Purpose, Target groups, Entrance to United States Mission Texas (1957), First Texas Cursillo (April 10, 1957), Leaders, Changes (since 1965), Decision making, Influence on men women and children, Machismo concept, Liberation, Youth, Uniting influence in Mexican-American community, Enlargement of program, Appeal to young people, Drawbacks of movement, Goals for future, Political influence, Importance of Mexican-Americans in Catholic Church, Headquarters of Cursillo movement.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1940-1975

Bulk Dates: 1940-1975

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