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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Ireland Report from Bridget Mary ARCWP and Mary Theresa ARCWP

breakthrough! Membership category, Friends of ARCWP Our major good news is we now have 9 Friends of ARCWP Ireland who have formed a supportive community for women leaders in inclusive ministry in Ireland. We  will share with them on a regular basis our newsletters, educational programs and continue to meet, celebrate liturgies and work with …

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Mary, Mother of Jesus: Apostle, Liturgical Leader, and Bishop- A Role Model for Women’s Empowerment

Dr Ally Kateusz’s book, Mary and Early Christian Women : Hidden Leadership presents numerous texts and illustrations of women doing what men did in the early Church preaching, baptizing, and leading worship. She focuses on Mary, mother of Jesus, as a woman with spiritual authority who led the apostles, healed with her hands, exorcised evil spirits, officiated at …

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