Los dones que aportan las mujeres sabias a la Iglesia

Rhonda Miska recently preached about the Epiphany at our monthly St. Phoebe Prayer Service for a Synodal Church. During this January 3 service, ministerial leaders from the region of St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota reflected on the meaning and intersectionality of three stories: the story of the three magi who journey to encounter the Christ Child; the […]

An Encounter that Continues to Reveal: Our Lady, Juan Diego, and the Church in the Americas

An Encounter that Continues to Reveal:Our Lady,  Juan Diego,and the Church in the Americas Greetings on this Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Discerning Deacons and members of the Women and Ministeriality Thematic Core Group of the Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon-CEAMA joined together to organize an intercontinental pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady […]

Solidaridad, Encuentro Misionero y Profetismo

Brazilian missionary Sr. Ivoneide Viana de Queiroz recently preached at our monthly St. Phoebe Prayer for a Synodal Church on the Gospel of Luke 1:39-56. During this December 3 service –  led by the Women and Ministeriality Thematic Core Group of the Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon-CEAMA – Sr. Ivoneide prepared us for the Feast […]

Realmente Ver, Reconocer y Apreciar

I came to Seattle from New Jersey in 1982 to serve as a Jesuit Volunteer at St. Joseph Parish. One of my reasons was to discern a vocation to the priesthood. The local church was alive under the leadership of Archbishop Hunthausen, where everyone (lay and clergy) was invited to share their gifts in service […]