Women

Synonyms: 
Women's Issues
Front Cover of Henriette Delille

Based on the life of Henriette Delille, a 19th-century free woman of color who co-founded a New Orleans-based order of African American nuns, this historic novel is a testimony to how each of us has the power to transform the world.

Front Cover of Hildegard of Bingen

In breathtaking prose, Joan Ohanneson has crafted an unforgettable encounter with Hildegard, the astonishing medieval nun, visionary and prophet, artist and healer, counselor of kings and popes, composer of divine music still on the charts nearly 1000 years later.

Song for Sarah

D’Arcy’s collection of letters written before and after the death of her daughter trace her search for strength and hope through times of anguish. We walk with the young mother through the horror of the accident and like her, find our way illuminated by faith.

Front Cover for Shower of Heavenly Roses

Award-winning author Elizabeth Ficocelli shares the testimonies of dozens of women and men—from the anecdotes of common folk to the victories of celebrities like Olympic gold medal winner Tara Lipinski—whose petitions to St. Therese of Lisieux were answered with miracles.

Front Cover for She Who Is

How can we rediscover the feminine within the Christian tradition? Elizabeth Johnson offers us guidance and insight in this classic. She Who Is reveals a profound vision of women's experience and emancipation in the context of Christian theology.

A Servant of Slaves

In this new novel, Oscar-winning writer William Kelley, tells the true story of a young, southern, female quadroon who overcame the racial prejudice of the pre-civil war era to create a religious order dedicated to caring for destitute and dying blacks.

Front Cover of Refocusing the Vision

A revised and greatly expanded version of the best-selling, Living the Vision, revisited with the eyes and experience of ten years. This book maps an agenda for nuns living with the reforms set forth by the Second Vatican Council.

Front Cover of Reclaiming Spirituality

Humanity has existed for 70,000 years—and organized religion for only 4,500. Spirituality is more fundamental to human nature than doctrinal structures are.  What aspects of human spirituality have been submerged by our craving for self-consistent “systems” of belief?

Front Cover of Prophetic Witness

Presenting practical strategies for reform and renewal of the Church, this strikingly direct volume brings together the voices of leading Catholic theologians who offer ideas for change while still showing that feminist reflection can work in support of the Church.

Front Cover for The Passion of Therese of Lisieux

Guy Gaucher shares a discerning and finely researched portrait of the final days in the life of Thérèse of Lisieux. Illness and suffering test the young nun and move her through a purifying process, illuminating a spiritual grace that has inspired millions.

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