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Erlinda Perlado-Mertens
Chaplain, House Springs, Missouri
June 1, 2021
“It is a gift of Christ to the Church to ordain women to the diaconate. It will increase the reach and depth of Christian ministry and also add to the efficacy of being ekklesia, the people of God, which includes men and women.”
Erlinda Perlado-Mertens is a chaplain in House Springs, Missouri.
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“This was such a great learning experience for all of us, and even more so, a chance to build momentum and connection.”
St. Basil's Catholic Parish
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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“We are proud to stand on the shoulders of the many women who have ministered to the people of God throughout time!”
Holy Name of Jesus Parish
New Orleans, LA
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“Learning about the history of women in the diaconate gave context to efforts to enable women’s participation in the diaconate today, and it was powerful to celebrate St. Phoebe and uplift the ministry of women in our own community.”
St. John Fisher Parish
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

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