Simply Spirit: In 2010, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India approved a gender policy aimed at integrating gender justice into ever level of the church.
Simply Spirit: Robert McClory has left us for a better place, and we are the poorer for it.
Simply Spirit: Jesus' female disciples are all but invisible to most Christians, often no more painfully so than during Holy Week.
Simply Spirit: I spent four hours watching women share stories "for a creative exchange of ideas from a female perspective." There were some amazing narratives.
Simply Spirit: Two issues important for the church are vying for my attention right now: the tragedy of parish closings and a chorus of voices calling for married priests.
Simply Spirit: Scripture reflection is a gift for everyone, especially for our elders who were denied access to the Bible after being told as children, "It will only confuse you."
Simply Spirit: When it comes to life after death, it sure looks like there's a lot more experiential evidence out there than most of us ever realized.
Simply Spirit: A Chicago church recently entrusted $500 to each of its members and asked them to use the money for a good cause. How creative!
Simply Spirit: For over two years, my community's leadership diverted energy away from ministry to the marginalized to address this searching Vatican inquiry.
Simply Spirit: This is the season of the prophet Isaiah. Recently, I was delighted to learn that female prophets helped shaped this Isaiah tradition.