Gift Idea from Good Ground Press

For the “What should I get her?” person on your list: new books on the holy women in the gospels of Mark and Luke. This is the gospel story in four simple bites — the woman and Jesus in art, a short commentary, suggestions of ways to connect these stories with our own lives, and prayer inContinue reading “Gift Idea from Good Ground Press”

Holy Women, Pray for Us

These small books invite you to pray with the women of the Gospels. Their stories testify that women were always there with Jesus. Ideal for your personal prayer or to share with a small group. Sample chapters are online at goodgroundpress.com. You can order online or call Good Ground Press at 800-232-5533. 4.75″x9″. 1-10 copies,Continue reading “Holy Women, Pray for Us”

NEW ARRIVAL!

Sister Joan’s new book has arrived! Sister Joan and Sister Ansgar have collaborated for a second time on Gospel women. In both his gospel and in the Acts of Apostles, Luke tells women’s stories — Mary and Martha, the widow of Nain, Mary Magdalene, Phoebe and Priscilla. You will meet them and more in wordContinue reading “NEW ARRIVAL!”

Holy Women, Full of Grace

Start seeing the women in the Gospels. Meet the women in Mark’s Gospel in both word and illustration and pray with them. 32 pages. 1-9, $8 each; 10-99, $7 each. Click here to order online or call Good Ground Press at 800-232-5533.  

New Online Retreat!

Pray with the women of the gospel. We have a new retreat for you, based on Sister Joan’s new book, Holy Women, Full of Grace. We hope these four sessions with gospel women will be an occasion for you to bless your own life in Christ and unite you in prayer with women and girlsContinue reading “New Online Retreat!”

The Role of Women

On his recent flight from Sweden to Rome, Pope Francis told reporters, “Concerning the ordination of women in the Catholic Church, St. Pope John Paul II had the last clear word on this and it stands, this stands.” He added that it is not likely to ever change. The clarity of the statement surprised some inContinue reading “The Role of Women”

Gospel Reflection for June 12, 2016, 11th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: 2 Samuel 12.7-10; Galatians 2.16, 19-21; Luke 7.36-8.3 “Do you see this woman?” (Luke 7.44) “Accompanying Jesus were the twelve and some women who had been cured of evil spirits and infirmities — Mary called the Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, Joanna, the wife of Herod’s steward Chuza, Susanna, andContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for June 12, 2016, 11th Sunday Ordinary Time”

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”