On a Mission, Episode 13: Katie Lacz

Today I’m talking with Katie Lacz. She works for Women’s Ordination Conference, the United States branch of a worldwide movement to urge the Roman Catholic Church to reform and welcome women into ordained ministry. We talk about her journey to becoming a person of faith who does justice, her journey with Jesuit Volunteer Corps, and how she tries to balance being a mom in the suburbs with being a writer, an activist, and a leader for change in the Catholic world.

Teaching During a Pandemic

I'm proud to have written these two pieces on addressing some challenges of teaching online during a global pandemic. They were published by the Wabash Journal on Teaching at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Check out both posts here:

These Blessings Tumble :: Devotional Day 2

“The God of your father—may he help you!         And may The Strong God (El Shaddai)—may she give you her blessings,     Blessings tumbling out of the skies,         blessings bursting up from the Earth—            blessings of breasts and womb.” ~ Genesis 49: 21-26 The Message (MSG) Copyright © 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 by Eugene …

The Breasted God

Using exclusively male pronouns for the Divine can be limiting, idolatrous, and downright damaging to our spiritualities. It can subconsciously rearrange our imaginations, decrease our self-esteem, and make us question our place in the ongoing creation of the world. Let’s explore other images of God and see what these images might have to say to …