The Church: A Framework
Tuesday, September 17 ~ 6:30 pm—8:00 pm
At the June 1st Women’s Conference Day, held at the Motherhouse, suggestions were made for follow-up
programs to enlarge our understanding of both Church and women’s development in the church.
Co-sponsored by the core group whimsically named, Don’t Throw in the Towel, this evening will consider aspects of the Church and the way change happened historically. We will also discuss signs of change today and what these mean for women. Presenter: Sister Patricia Schoelles, SSJ, theologian and scholar. Click here to download flyer.
Women's Authority and Current Church Brokenness
I suppose Women's History Month is a good time to weigh in on current discussions and disagreements about women deacons and women priests in the Catholic Church. In some ways, it seems a fluffy conversation in light of recent revelations about our grievously wounded clerical system. But perhaps that is exactly why we need to have this discussion. Is Catholic governance fatally crippled by our failure to address/accept human sexuality and/or unhealthy shame over one's God-given gender or sexual orientation? Click here to read entire article by Christine Schenk.