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Sister Maureen and the “Visión Grande” – My Notes from the Encuentro: Part 1

Mary’s Pence’s fiscal year ends on June 30th. As the Mary’s Pence Development Liaison, this is the closest my job comes to finished momentarily — “finished” being a VERY relative term.  It seems like a fitting time to take a … 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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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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Notes from Nicaragua: Kitty Madden Remembers

The following post is from former Mary’s Pence board member, Kitty Madden, of Casa Materna – Mary Ann Jackman in Nicaragua: It was my friend Cindy Starr who first introduced me to the wonderful work of Mary’s Pence in 2001. … Continue reading

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Grantee Update: International Partners in Mission

The following post is from Jean Ann Sekerak, Managing Director for Mission Effectiveness & Strategic Initiatives IPM : It started ten years ago with a group of women who shared a common vision.  A group of women in Zaragoza, El … Continue reading

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Grantee Update: Community of the Beloved

The following post is from Rev. Amy Cantrell, Community of the Beloved, Asheville, NC: Peace, love, and great gratitude to all of you who support Mary’s Pence and through Mary’s Pence,  Community of the Beloved.   Community of the Beloved is … 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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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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