MARIE SCOTT

FAREWELL OUR DEAR MARIE On May 17th at 12:45 pm, our dearly loved Marie Scott peacefully slipped into the arms of her Loving God. We will miss her so much.  She was such a special and involved member of our MMOJ family. With her at her bedside were her daughter, Beth Cooper, Janet Blakeley and …

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sarasota woman – roman catholic women priest and community leader

Longtime Florida Center for Early Childhood CEO to Retire | Sarasota Magazine Kathryn Shea, chief executive officer of The Florida Center for Early Childhood, has announced her plans to retire from the organization. Shea, who has been with The Florida Center for the past 20 years, will stay in her role through June 30, 2020. The …

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My Story of Call to Ordination as a Roman Catholic Woman Priest by Katy Zatsick ARCWP

“Only by the Mercy, Grace and Providence of the Holy One am I able to say, “Here I am Loving God, I am ready.”  Some priests said, “tell of your priestly experiences.” After reflection I chose to tell you of my spiritual and life journey to ordination because I desire that you hear and rejoice …

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A Poem for Mothers whose sons/daughters may have been hurt in the recent bombings by Iran by Katy Zatsick

I wrote this poem in June 2005 after I read a newspaper article in which my Army Lt son’s Tank Commander had given the order to fire on a pick-up truck in Iraq. As the USA killed an Iranian general and they have retaliated by bombing sites where Americans are present today I offer this …

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new class on the Legacy of jesus in the Earliest Christ Communities

The purpose of this course is to provide new perspectives on the legacy of Jesus in the earliest Christ communities. The primary text for this course is A New, New Testament Edited with Commentary by Hal Taussig with a forward by John Dominic Crossan. This course uses a blog format Zoom video conferencing. Meetings once …

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Call the Whitehouse – feed the children

Letter to Editor published 12/14/2019 in Sarasota Herald Tribune, by Bridget Mary, on Cutting Food Stamps for Children’s lunches by Trump Administration. A new Trump administration rule will eliminate SNAP (food stamp) eligibility for nearly 700,000 unemployed Americans. This could mean that 200,000 Florida children will lose their access to free school lunches.This cruel policy …

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