Tag Archives: Catholic Feminist

Cooking Up Social Change

Mary’s Pence invited The Kitchen Table, a fall 2015 grantee, to lead a workshop at the Call to Action conference and share the success of their social enterprise. “We made a trip of a lifetime,” says Stephanie Renee Booker-Wynn of … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Children Gone?

Sr. Pat Rogucki, Mary’s Pence Board member, has been traveling in Central America for the past 26 years. She has an intimate knowledge of the people and culture there. In this post, she reflects on the tactics used in Mexico … Continue reading

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Meet Mary’s Pence: Nadine

We are excited to start a new series of blog posts in which we will be introducing you to the Staff and board of Mary’s Pence. These are people who are integral to the work that Mary’s Pence does. We … Continue reading

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Grantee Spotlight: Focus on Haiti

Empowering women to make changes in their lives and communities is one of the core methods by which we accomplish our work at Mary’s Pence. We’ve seen that women’s empowerment is key to helping a society or community flourish. One … Continue reading

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Simone Campbell at DNC: ‘I am my Sister’s Keeper’

“Yes, we have nuns on a bus and a nun on the podium,” Sr. Simone Campbell, director of Network, shouted to the crowd at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C., according to the Wall Street Journal. Nuns … Continue reading

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Mary’s Pence: An Idea and You Gave it Life

As two women sat in a prayer service, both laughed as they joked about the idea of a “Mary’s Pence.” That service was 25 years ago and those two women were Sr. Maureen Gallagher, OP, and Hon. Sheila Murphy. Through vision, hard work … Continue reading

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Honoring the Hidden Saints

Beginning in August, we will post our Calendar of Women on a monthly basis. These are the inspiring women we are honoring in August: Aug. 1: Linda Chavez-Thompson, political activist Aug. 2: Our Lady of the Angels, Costa Rica Aug. … Continue reading

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Continuing the Conversation on “Women Having It All”

The furor seems to have faded over Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article in the July/August 2012 Atlantic, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” Slaughter article in Atlantic I hope we can continue talking about the central point of the article–not whether women … Continue reading

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