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We're Feeling Left Out

Thank you to my friend Jean for sending me this article from the New York Times — “Women See Themselves as Left Out Amid Talk of Change in Catholic Church.”   Here’s the link — 139 more words

Catholic Church

Joan Chittister: Essential Writings

Part of the Modern Spiritual Masters series, Joan Chittister: Essential Writings is a collection of work from the prolific Benedictine author, scholar, and activist. Whether you are familiar with… 200 more words

Book Review

Abide in My Love

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you; abide in my love. – John 15:9

This past weekend I was blessed with another opportunity to attend a partially silent retreat with wonderful women.  

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40 soul-stretching conversations

During Lent, I look forward to undertaking a simple contemplative writing retreat, in the comfort of my own home. I will be using 40 Soul-Stretching Conversations: Writing a spiritual journal with Joan Chittister… 149 more words

Book Review

Criticism of the "Feminine Genius"

One of the more novel ideas to come out of the lengthy reign of John Paul II is the concept of the “feminine genius.”  The so-called feminine genius refers to the special way in which women relate to the world, which stems from the unique ability for women to bear life. 629 more words

flunking sainthood

When I first encountered the title Flunking Sainthood: A year of breaking the sabbath, forgetting to pray, and still loving my neighbor, I thought, “That sounds like me in my stumbling efforts.” I sensed I would find a kindred spirit in author… 348 more words

Book Review

Tactical Catholic Podcast Episode 006: Catholic Marriage and Vocation

Tonight on the Tactical Catholic Podcast, we will talk about the wonders of Catholic Marriage and Vocation.  Whether you are called to the Sacrament of Matrimony, are currently married, or are discerning a call to live as a single person in this world tonight’s show is for you.  164 more words

Catholic Family