Closer Than My Skin


“When a person loves another dearly, heGod hand in hand desires strongly to be close to the other: therefore, why be afraid to die? Death brings us to God!

                ~Blessed Josephine Bakhita

For Reflection:

What is my honest attitude toward death? According to Blessed Josephine, what does the “barometer” indicate about my love of God? What can I do to encourage my love of Him (Hint: See tomorrow’s GraceLines for one possible answer.)?




The Authority of Women in the Catholic Church
by Monica Miller; PB 202 pgs
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Monica Migliorino Miller holds a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Marquette University and has written extensively on the subject of women in the Church. Her books include Sexuality and Authority in the Catholic Church and Abandoned: The Untold Story of the Abortion Wars.  Her writing has appeared in Crisis Magazine,, First Things, The National Catholic Register, New Oxford Review, and The New Catholic Encyclopedia.  Dr. Miller is a professor at Madonna College in Livonia, Michigan. While providing a fascinating response to contemporary feminist theology, The Authority of Women in the Catholic Church clarifies the meaning of authentic feminine authority so needed in the Church today.

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