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Resource Library

While this is by no means an exhaustive bibliography, here is a list of resources that we think promote mindful theological, biblical, spiritual, and social reflection. Be they influential, helpful, inspiring, or thought-provoking, they represent pertinent topics we address.

Women's Ordination

  • The Hidden History of Women's Ordination by Gary Macy
  • www.womenpriests.org for online publications, historical texts, articles, and academic research
  • Social Justice (Documents read during Lenten Social Justice Series in 2018)

  • Intro
  • Chapter 1 of Credible Signs of Christ Alive by Hogan
  • Essay from Pax Christi entitled "Justice and Charity"
  • Racial Justice
  • Jim Wallis "How to Preserve White Supremacy" from Sojourners
  • Thomas Clark "The Mystery of Evil in the Racial Divide"
  • Housing
  • How Downtown San Diego's East Village became the 'Homeless Ghetto'
  • Understanding People Experiencing Homelessness
  • Immigration
  • Kim Bobo "Workers on the Move. Immigration and economic Justice in the US"
  • Cecilia Gonz├ílez-Andrieu"An Immigration Examen"
  • Environmental Justice
  • Patrick Carolan "The Catholic Perspective on the Environment"
  • Sam Boden "The Christian's responsibility on Day Zero"
  • Theology

  • Gaia and God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing by Rosemary Radford Ruether
  • Integrating Ecofeminism, Globalization, and World Religions by Rosemary Radford Ruether
  • Quest for the Living God: Mapping Frontiers in Theology of God by Elizabeth Johnson
  • She Who Is by Elizabeth Johnson
  • Truly Our Sister: A Theology of Mary in the Communion of Saints by Elizabeth Johnson
  • Religion and Society

  • Burke Lectureship at University of California, San Diego
  • Liturgical Resources

  • Psalms for Praying by Nan C. Merrill
  • Water, Wind, Earth, & Fire: Praying with the Elements by Christine Valters Paintner
  • Remembering the Women compiled by J. Frank Henderson with foreword by Marjorie Provter-Smith, and essays by Jean Campbell,
  • Ruth Fox, and Eileen Schuller

    Catholic News Sources

  • Commonweal on-line magazine
  • National Catholic Reporter on-line newspaper
  • U.S.Catholic on-line magazine
  • Spiritual Reflection

  • No Ordinary Time by Jan Phillips
  • Contemplative Outreach website on contemplative prayer
  • Spirituality & Practice on-line magazine
  • Spirituality and Health on-line magazine
  • Biblical Resources

  • Israel's Scripture Traditions and the Synoptic Gospels: Story Shaping Story by Willard M. Swartley
  • Prayers

  • Litany of the Saints (pdf) by Benedictine Sister Mary Lou Kownacki
  • Film

  • Pink Smoke over the Vatican
  • Book Discussions

  • Adult Faith by Diarmuid O'Murchu
  • From Sand to Solid Ground by Michael Morwood
  • Islam by Richard Scaine
  • The Faith Club by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner
  • E-Resources

  • Bridget Mary's Blog by Womanpriest Bridget Mary Meehan
  • Lectures Series

  • Osher Distinguished Lecture Series at University of San Diego, California
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