Today's reflection comes to us from Erin Duffy-Burke, contemporary Catholic priestess and theAlogian. Enjoy her beautiful reflection on Mary Magdalene's role in Erin's own calling to heal, teach, sanctify, and serve - to be a priest.
2021 Festival of Mary Magdalene
Guest post 1: Celebrating Mary The Magdalene Welcome guest scholar, Janet O. Antico. You'll love her methodical analysis of the Scriptural evidence for the profundity of the ministry and leadership of Mary Magdalene. Don't miss the reference section of the essay - so many good books and articles to read. (“Dream of Magdalene” by Sue …
Feast of St. Mary Magdalene on July 22, 2021. Here's a little something on the history of her day.
The Wind Swept Over the Water
The Coriolis effect and the winds of Genesis, Acts, and Kings.
Many of the beguines were mystics and some were likely misjudged as heretics as they threatened the power of the Church and society. As their charitable works touched many lives, many people chose to donate their money to the works of these women; this threatened some of those in power for suddenly donations to parishes were declining. One pope required the beguines to donate a quarter of their collection of prayers for the dead to local parishes.
Episode 25: Catholic Leadership with Kerry Robinson
Kerry is an international leader in the field of excellence in Church leadership. She has spent the last 15 years traveling the world, bringing together outstanding leaders in the business and nonprofit worlds with the ordained leaders of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church to achieve excellence in leadership and management.
Episode 24: Justice & Community in Central America with Kate Carter
Kate Carter has lived a life dedicated to social justice. She became a Jesuit Volunteer in 1978, serving in Montana. She went on to work for JVC and became deeply involved in Central America solidarity work. She was a key member of a group that was bringing news of the oppression of the poor in …
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Your Story Is Love
: Featured on Ignatian Solidarity Just Parenting column : My 6-year-old came home from school the other day and asked me, “Do you want to play M.A.S.H.?” “Wow,” I thought to myself, “so this is where we are already. Wasn’t I 8 or 9 before I learned to play M.A.S.H.?” M.A.S.H., for the uninformed, is …
Episode 23: A Wild and Precious Life with Emily Win
Emily Win is a writer and podcaster who is navigating so many intersections. She’s a queer person, a person of faith, and a person of color. And now she’s a Californian too! I came to know about her through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. It’s a volunteer program in the United States and a few other …
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Episode 22: Work, Motherhood, and Spirituality with Maureen Dunn Fetscher
Maureen went on to become this impressive fair trade entrepreneur. She established her company, Mata Traders, almost 14 years ago in Chicago. The company has partnerships with women’s cooperatives in India and Nepal and sells their clothing and jewelry here in the U.S. It’s such a cool story.