Tensegrity

A student of mine wrote the following and asked for my response: I am fully starting to grapple with being a feminist Catholic, and am personally finding this to be somewhat of an existential crisis. I cannot remove my heightened sensitivity to anything gendered away from me– especially in the faith that I hold soContinue reading “Tensegrity”

Feminism in Faith

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8th, I wanted to promote Buzzfeed’s article Feminism in Faith: Four Women Who Are Revolutionizing Organized Religion. The article highlights four women working within their faith community to bring about change: Sara Hurwitz: the first publicly ordained Orthodox Jewish Rabba Kate Kelly: an attorney getting the issue ofContinue reading “Feminism in Faith”

Who am I? Where do I come from? Where am I going?

We ask ourselves several basic questions repeatedly in our lives. Who am I? Where do I come from? Where am I going? The Church answers these questions in regard to Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Jesus. Who is she? The Church answers, “The mother of God.” Where does Mary come from? Nazareth, naturally. ButContinue reading “Who am I? Where do I come from? Where am I going?”