18Aug Seminaries perpetuate gender inequality in church

Soline Humbert, writing in the Irish Times, states that the problems of Maynooth, and all seminaries, go far beyond what has been spoken of in recent times and in a challenging article argues that "Seminaries perpetuate the unjust rule of men over women in the church".
However as "patriarchal hierarchical structures die, new communities and ministries are born, witnesses that, in the risen Christ, there is no longer male and female. We are one."

18Aug 18th August. Thursday of Week 20

1st Reading: Ezekiel 36:23-28

The exiles return home, purified and renewed, inspired to keep God’s law

I will sanctify my great name, which has been profaned among the nations, and which you have profaned among them; and the nations shall …

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