Conscience and Calling: Ethical Reflections on Catholic by Anne E. Patrick

By Anne E. Patrick

This quantity probes the that means and moral implications of the robust image of vocation from the vantage of up to date Catholic ladies, with specific recognition to the reviews of ladies non secular. meant as a follow-up to Liberating sense of right and wrong: Feminist Explorations in Catholic ethical Theology, the hot booklet will gain many readers, together with Catholic leaders, laity, and spiritual, in addition to folks drawn to Christian ethics and American spiritual heritage extra normally. The paintings treats twentieth-century background and newer advancements, together with tensions among the Vatican and revolutionary Catholics, the improvement of lay ministries, and the stream to ordain ladies deacons, monks, and bishops.

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GRADUATION—Thirty-eight of our eighth grade boys and girls receive graduation honors this afternoon. Rev. Francis Froelich, Pastor, reminds them of their duties as Catholics and as American citizens, and again emphasizes the loyalty they should prove to their school and to their Sisters. Father seized this last opportunity to express once more his gratitude to the Sisters. The wording of these chronicle entries is governed by a concern not to question the judgments of religious authorities, whether those of bishop or provincial superior.

Helman, Women and the Vatican: An Exploration of Official Documents (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2012), p. 204. html. 17 Helman, p. 174. 18 “Pink smoke declares ‘priestly people come in both sexes,’” National Catholic Reporter (29 April 2005), p. 3. See also Aisha Taylor, “Pink Smoke Rising,” New Women New Church 28(1) (Spring 2005): 4. ” This document (as will be the case with related Vatican texts subsequently) is cited here from Deborah Halter’s The Papal “No”: A Comprehensive Guide to the Vatican’s Rejection of Women’s Ordination (New York: Crossroad, 2004), p.

New York: Harper & Row, 1963. 45 This chapter expands an essay originally prepared for a study of liberal Catholicism funded by the Lilly Endowment and led by Mary Jo Weaver and R. Scott Appleby. See Anne E. Patrick, “A Ministry of Justice: The 25-Year Pilgrimage of the National Assembly of Religious Women,” in What’s Left? Liberal American Catholics, ed. Mary Jo Weaver (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999), pp. 176–87. 46 This chapter draws on Anne E. Patrick, “‘Framework for Love’: Toward a Renewed Understanding of Christian Vocation,” in A Just & True Love: Feminism at the Frontiers of Theological Ethics: Essays in Honor of Margaret A.

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