Photo: Jennifer SilverbergThe Revs. Elsie McGrath and Rose Marie HudsonBy now you've probably heard how the Vatican unveiled sweeping changes last week regarding its policies on sexual abuse and sexuality within the Catholic church. On one hand, the Church increased efforts to out priests accused ... More >>
thereseofdivinepeace.orgMarybeth McBryan will become the third local Roman Catholic Womanpriest on Sunday -- critics be damned.Marybeth McBryan, a former member of the St. Louis Public Schools Board of Education and current deacon at Therese of Divine Peace, will be ordained as a Roman Catholic W ... More >>
A little over a year ago, 26-year-old Jessica Rowley shattered the stained-glass ceiling, so to speak, by being ordained a Catholic priest. Now the St. Louisan is on the verge of giving birth to her first child, and a Washington, D.C.-based group that advocates for women’s ordination says that mak ... More >>
Archbishop Raymond Burke has delivered a stern warning to Elsie McGrath and Rose Marie “Ree” Hudson, the two local women who are slated to be ordained Roman Catholic Womenpriests on Sunday: Jennifer Silverberg Priests-to-be Rose Marie "Ree" Hudson and Elsie McGrath “If you persist and attem ... More >>
Two St. Louis women will soon become ordained Catholic priests — and in a Jewish synagogue, no less.