Conscience and Calling: Ethical Reflections on Catholic by Anne E. Patrick

By Anne E. Patrick

This quantity probes the which means and moral implications of the strong image of vocation from the vantage of latest Catholic girls, with specific realization to the stories of girls spiritual. meant as a follow-up to Liberating judgment of right and wrong: Feminist Explorations in Catholic ethical Theology, the recent ebook will gain many readers, together with Catholic leaders, laity, and non secular, in addition to folks attracted to Christian ethics and American non secular historical past extra mostly. The paintings treats twentieth-century background and newer advancements, together with tensions among the Vatican and revolutionary Catholics, the advance of lay ministries, and the stream to ordain ladies deacons, clergymen, and bishops.

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On 21 March, the provincial superior had come to Key West, where she spoke with the pastor and deacon, the sisters, and the laity in separate meetings. ” Their response exhibited both their postconciliar optimism about having a voice in matters concerning their parish life and also their trust that church officials would respond favorably to the pressure tactics often employed by interest groups in the United States. ” Readers were encouraged to write to the archbishop and other churchmen and to post the ad in their windows.

And because the experiences of women religious bear on the situation of women more generally, the chapter concludes by suggesting some virtues that all women considering church employment would do well to cultivate. It is important to note three things at the outset of this comparative case study. First, although these cases focus on the women religious and their differing ways of practicing virtue when treated unjustly, clearly sisters share in the sinfulness of humanity. There are indeed instances of their own unjust behavior that warrant ethical scrutiny, although this is not my focus here.

On those occasions when Sister Casimira, the superior, felt impelled to beg Father Murphy for more heat, she would ask the other sisters for special prayers. Her situation was similar to that of the fictional superior in J. F. 6 The nuns in the real case fared no better. In their convent home, the sisters could have hot water for bathing only on Wednesdays and Saturdays. They recalled with gratitude the times when members of their religious community came by train from Coney Island, where they staffed a thriving school and enjoyed a very positive relationship with the pastor of Our Lady of Solace Church, Father Francis Froelich.

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