The Table




You can imagine my shock of dismay last week when I checked in with the office through email and was informed of Fr. Roy Bourgeois’ dismissal from the Vatican and from his religious order, the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers.  If memory serves, the news was broken to me with an “fyi” and my reply went […]






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Two weekends ago I had the pleasure of being one of the 400 first time attendees at the annual Call To Action conference “Justice Rising.”  Considering there were around 1,600 attendees in total at the conference, I think it speaks wonders about the conference and its outreach that one-fourth of us there were new.  Progressive […]






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Oh, St. Joan, You were called by God beyond your culture’s concepts of gender to be more fully, and wonderfully yourself On this Transgender Day of Remembrance be with all those who have been killed, as you were killed for being brave enough to be themselves. Welcome them into the communion of saints and pray for […]






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By Theresa Yugar In the Roman Catholic Church, it was a kairos moment pertaining to a critique of an illogical, dysfunctional church, and gender-justice for Catholic women in a global world. From July 9th through the 11th, a group of twenty-one Catholic feminists representing diverse ages, cultures, ethnic backgrounds that included academicians and practitioners, women […]






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