Here are links to several resources related to leadership and women in the Church. We will continue to develop this section in the months ahead, so check back from time to time to see what’s new here.
Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology is a unique intersection of monastic, seminary and lay communities. This Benedictine institution has been offering theological education to women since the late 1960’s. Today, you’ll find women among leaders, faculty, and school administration. Click here to learn more.
The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana, are one of the largest Benedictine communities of women in the United States — over 130 members strong and thriving. They serve as teachers, social workers, parish ministers, counselors, nurses, youth ministers, chaplains, librarians, and more. Click here to learn more.
Did you miss the 2019 conference at Saint Mary’s College or want to hear the keynote presentations again? Check them out here from the YouTube channel for Saint Mary’s Center for Spirituality:
The Center for Spirituality at Saint Mary’s College offers engaging events and online resources. Click here to access.
Kimberly Baker has published two interviews as a follow-up to the moderated plenary conversation with then-Archbishop Joseph Tobin and then-Bishop Charles Thompson at the 2016 Women of the Church conference.
- She interviewed Cardinal Tobin about women and the Catholic Church for America Magazine:
- She interviewed Archbishop Thompson about youth and young adults for The Criterion:
Commonweal’s 2020 series, “Reimagining U.S. Catholicism Today,” included an inspiring panel discussion, “Prophetic Inclusion: Catholic Women in Church Leadership”: