People/Ireland: Imagine, Imagine womenpriests:
evidence in the
Celtic Church points to women priests, said Irish-born Bridget Mary
Catholic Reporter:Twelve women ordained in Pittsburgh on riverboat: I
am utterly convinced that our ordinations are valid," she said at an
earlier news conference. "Although they break the [church] law, we believe
we are breaking an unjust law. Bishop Patricia Fresen
Natinalist/Ireland: Ordination for Rathdowney Nun :Dr Bridget Mary Meehan, who was born near Rathdowney in 1948, made her First Confession and Holy Communion in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: The time has come for ordaining women by Bridget Mary Meehan
Popes and bishops, such as Gelasius and Atto of Vercelli, acknowledge that the church ordained women in the early centuries. Evidence in the Celtic Church indicates that women and men were equals in preaching the Gospel, presiding at Mass and at the other sacraments.
Religions and Spirituality: The priest is a woman by Larry Moffitt: All present were invited to partake of the Eucharist, with the only requirement being membership in the Body of Christ. I have been to many a Catholic mass but this is the first time I was a full celebrant rather than just a welcome guest.
and Spirituality.Com: There have always been women priests by Bridget Mary
Meehan : In the Catacomb of St. Priscilla, is a fresco, dated about 350 A.D.
that depicts a woman being ordained a priest by a bishop seated in a chair.
She is vested in an alb, chasuble, and amice, and holding a gospel scroll.
and Spirituality.Com: The case for women priests by Bridget Mary Meehan We
offer a new model of priestly ministry in which all people and all ministries
are equally valued. We will work as partners and equals with others in our
Radio New Clips:
NPR: Catholic Women Claim Ordination as Priests: Radio clips feature Bridget Mary Meehans first public Mass and homily. Jesus was a rule-breaker, so are we. All are welcome at this table.
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