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A Pope Francis Lexicon

We are delighted that nine members of Catholic Women Speak are among the contributors to this exciting new book edited by Cindy Wooden and Joshua J. McElwee:   A Pope Francis Lexicon is a collection of over fifty essays by an impressive set of insightful contributors from around the globe, each writing on a specific word

2017-08-17T13:10:02+00:00

Catholic Women Discuss the Charlie Gard Case

This Facebook discussion explores complex ethical questions about life support and end of life decisions, the relationship between health care and 'big pharma', and differences between attitudes to these issues in the US, Canada and the UK. Participants include health care professionals and women speaking from their own experiences of caring for sick or dying

2017-08-12T06:43:19+00:00

Catholic Women Preach – Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Vickey McBride is the Director of Campus Ministry at Saint Martin de Porres High School (Cristo Rey) in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to working at Saint Martin, she lived and worked in Brownsville, Texas as a teacher in the Alliance for Catholic Education, earning her Master of Education degree from the University of Notre Dame.

2017-07-23T07:15:35+00:00

For some Catholics, a vegetarian diet goes hand in hand with faith | USCatholic.org

CWS member Jeannine M. Pitas writes about the relationship between her Catholic faith and being a vegetarian: I suspect “Catholic” is not the first identity marker most people think of when they think of a vegetarian. Yet for many Catholics—myself included—a vegetarian or vegan diet is an integral part of our religious practice. Source: For

2017-08-25T02:33:28+00:00

Discovering God Through the Arts – Parsifal – by Melanie Newbould

Continuing Melanie Newbould's occasional blogs on faith and the arts: Parsifal And yn þat bed þer lythe a knyght, His wowndis bledyng day & nyght; Lully, lulley, lully, lulley! Þe fawcon hath born my mak away. Parsifal is Wagner’s last opera; the above verses are from the English Corpus Christie carol, which bears a striking

2017-06-25T03:39:29+00:00

Discovering God through the Arts – Wagner’s Ring II – by Melanie Newbould

Continuing Melanie Newbould's occasional blogs on faith and the arts. The Ring II The story of the Ring had got to a point where Brünhilde is asleep, actually on a rock on top of a mountain, surrounded by a burning ring of fire.  The ring and the Rheingold are underneath a sleeping dragon, Fafner.  Wotan

2017-06-22T08:42:04+00:00

Discovering God Through the Arts – Wagner’s Ring I – by Melanie Newbould

Continuing Melanie Newbould's occasional blogs on faith and the arts. The Ring I I first encountered Wagner's tremendous Ring cycle when I was around 15 years old or so. Yes—it was because I had just read Tolkien—so I was interested in rings, dragons and things. But of course Wagner's Ring is very different—for one thing

2017-06-22T08:38:13+00:00