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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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What You are Saying About Mary’s Pence

Mary’s Pence donor survey results are in. This March, in our International Women’s Day mailing, we included a brief survey to Mary’s Pence donors. Thank you to the over 120 Mary’s Pence supporters who responded! Your comments were thoughtful and … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks and Moving Forward! Celebrating 25 Years!

What a grand gathering!  We gave thanks, celebrated our roots, and re-dedicated to moving forward in Gospel Justice. Yesterday, the National Catholic Reporter online published an article about our celebration.  Click here to read the article. Below we’ve shared some … Continue reading

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Grantee Voice of Pax Christi Metro New York Remembers

I can’t remember how or when I first heard about Mary’s Pence, but I know I fell in love with it immediately. I loved the idea of an organization designed specifically to serve the needs of women, particularly impoverished women. … Continue reading

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From Former Board Member Diann Neu

I felt called to serve on Mary’s Pence board because I am a Catholic feminist who believes in women.  I believe in grassroots communities.  I believe in Catholic social justice.  I believe in supporting women’s projects everywhere, especially in theAmericas. … Continue reading

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In Her Own Words, Maureen Gallagher Remembers

I was born and raised in Chicago, on the Southside, and was a White Sox fan. I attended St. Killian grade school in a very Irish neighborhood. Upon graduation I was accepted to Mount St. Mary Academy where I received … Continue reading

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