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In this Season of Easter, we are called to set our eyes on the Risen Christ and to reflect on the transformational journey Christ calls us to. By bringing the memory of our past and the hopes for our future to the Risen Christ, we can experience the fullness of life made possible through Jesus’ and our Resurrection.
Ultimately, Sr. Vivian - and those in the pews - know the Church will be better off for fully including women's "thinking and experience." Male clergy would "profit," she says, by the gifts, talents, and experiences women would bring to the Church. Women are often still seen as a threat, but this can change (and is changing!).
One night in her painting studio, during her senior year of college, Sarah learned about the Roman Catholic Womenpriests. A friend was doing his theology capstone paper on Mary Magdelene and ran across the RCWP website. Sarah remembers crying with her friend and hoping that someday they could together share the priesthood.