Talking about the Synod with Fr. Thomas Reese
Presentation by Fr. Tony Flannery People of Conscience: Reforming the Catholic Church Today." Catholic Tipping Point Tour 2014
Presentation by Fr. Michael Crosby on “Repairing My House: A blueprint for reform in the the Church.”
Presentation by Theresa and Anthony Padovano on what marriage can offer to the priesthood and what opportunity they see for reform with Pope Francis.
The podcast from our conversation with Sr. Sandra Schneiders, Moving Beyond Patriarchy", a discussion of biblical interpretation as a tool to promote and enhance the full personhood of women.
Fr. Donald Cozzens engages conference participants in a discussion about priestly celibacy. He discusses the history, political dimensions and impact of mandatory celibacy showing how mandatory celibacy is used as a form of power and control while making a case for giving those who are called to the priesthood the freedom to marry or to be celibate.
Dr. Phyllis Zagano presents the case for ordaining women to the permanent diaconate in the Roman Catholic Church for Finding Your Voice: Ordain Women to the Diaconate a Women and the Word teleconference. This final installment to the Finding Your Voice series offers insight into the history and current state of women's ministry in the Catholic Church.
Theologian Dr. Paul Lakeland presents the facts about conscience formation and when it is necessary to dissent for Finding Your Voice: Conscience and Dissent a Women and the Word Teleconference. He offers guidance on the primacy of conscience and how our own individual consciences can empower and guide our actions as Catholics.
Canon Lawyer Sr. Kate Kuenstler, PHJC, presents the rights and obligations of Catholics for the Finding Your Voice: Canon Law and the Laity a Women and the Word Teleconference. She offers insight on the realities of Canon Law and how it can empower and guide our actions as Catholics. Kate operates a private practice in Canon Law and advocates for the rights of the laity and their role in the Catholic Church.
Dr. Carolyn Osiek, RSCJ, Presents on Connecting with our Sisters: The Life and Times of Phoebe, Priscilla and Perpetua. She addresses how these women in the churches of the first generations lived and expressed their faith, how they envisioned a future church, and how we today can follow their example in humility and hope. Sr. Carolyn is a past president of the Catholic Biblical Association and co-author of many books including A Woman's Place: House Churches in Earliest Christianity.