Doing the Work Your Soul Must Have

Casey Stanton: On a Mission, Episode 15

If you’re like me, some days you just throw up your hands in frustration with the Catholic Church and just start cursing… before you do that today, it’s time to listen to Casey Stanton.

I first heard about Casey through the Catholic Women Preach movement. Her homily knocked me off my feet. It’s so good. She’s a community organizer, a pastoral minister, and a superb preacher.

You will not regret clicking here to listen to Casey’s take on the n in light of women’s ordination to the diaconate at this event organized through Xavier University:

Fast forward to minute 40 to zoom right to where she starts riffing on the Syrophoenician woman.

Other resources and folks Casey mentioned: 

Discern, Dream, and Scheme

Catholic Women Speak

Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius

Tina Beattie

Catholic Social Teaching

Episode 18: Episode 18: A Radical, Eucharistic Life with Jamie L. Manson On a Mission

Jamie L. Manson wrote the column entitled Grace on the Margins for the paper for 12 years. She recently left that post to become the President of Catholics for Choice. We talk about her journey as an out-lesbian Catholic journalist. We talk about reproductive health as a human right. We talk about her deep sacramental spirituality. We talk about Pope Francis…who, by the way… does he read Jamie’s columns? Take a listen and see what you think. Find notes and links about this episode at
  1. Episode 18: Episode 18: A Radical, Eucharistic Life with Jamie L. Manson
  2. Episode 17: A Queer Catholic Experience with Zinzy Nev Geene
  3. Episode 16: Holy Boldness with Lydia Tinajero Deck
  4. Episode 15: Doing the Work Your Soul Must Have with Casey Stanton
  5. On a Mission, Episode 14: Gun Violence Activism with Anna Mahony

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