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Witnesses
Fr. James Casciotti, S.J.
June 2, 2021

“The time has come to embrace and empower the gifts of women in the leadership, governance and sacramental ministry of the Church. Women as deacons would be role models for other women and would attract men and women to walk with us. We would be especially enriched with the wisdom and insights women could bring to preaching during the Liturgy.”

Fr. James Casciotti, S.J., is the pastor of St. Ignatius Church in Baltimore, Maryland.

Witness
“I feel that the Catholic Church as it is structured is not what Jesus envisioned for his followers—so many of them were women of his day. What happened?”
Joan D. Martin
Ignatian Volunteer Corps Member, parishioner at New Roads Catholic Community in Belmont, MA
Endorser
“It is time to open up the permanent diaconate to all who are qualified regardless of gender. The Church needs this witness.”
Keith Davis
Director of Deacon Formation (Archdiocese of Santa Fe) and National Association of Lay Ministry Board Member
Witness
“Having women present in leadership at Mass would truly reveal the importance of women in the church.”
Lena Denis

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