Saint Cecelia and Saint Agnes are known for contributions to the church writ large, one contribution being how they have inspired the women who came into the church after them.
For Phoebe, as for many biblical women, we are left to construct and imagine with the barest of scraps of insight.
The sitcom “Parks and Recreation” introduced a new holy day into my personal liturgical calendar: Galentine’s Day.
It happens often when we are in church: at the time of the children’s sermon, my daughter is nowhere to be found.
Terrified women share an experience with men they trust, but the men don’t believe them. They say the women are lying. One of these women in particular is publicly shamed and labeled with the slanderous reputation of being a prostitute.
I didn’t realize I knew Amelia Bloomer even before I read about her for this post. Growing up in a cluster of all-girls, uniform-enforcing schools, I was introduced to one of her lasting gifts to the world first hand: the bloomer.
There is a quilting group at my church that has been meeting every week for almost 60 years, working off of donations from cleaned out linen […]
Mary Magdalene proclaimed to the Apostles and to the world the work of the risen Christ in her life.