Women Called to the
Diaconate The present
resident in Great Britain, journalist and political reformer. She offered
herself as a candidate for the diaconate to her bishop. Moya St Leger
Fromm Purple Stole Action, member of Maria of Magdala,
Feel free to tell your story, if you feel, or felt, called to
Women Deacons: Goodwill Gestures, by Moya
Frenz St Leger, The Catholic Herald, August 19, 1990, p. 5.
Should Roman Catholic Women seek to be
ordained Deacons? by John Collins, Ordination of Catholic Women
Newsletter vol. 3, no. 1 (April 1996) pp. 5-11.
The diaconate - a ministry
for women in the Church, by Ida Raming, Orientierung 62 (1998)
Reiningers Women Deacons, by John Collins (WOCIL 2001). This is
an excellent introduction to the complex issues surrounding the future
diaconate of women.
Bibliography on women deacons by
Letter to Catholic
Women, by John Collins, from Letters to Deacons, 1999.
Once again, women are being
cast out of the Catholic Church, by Angela Cornyn, Sunday
Independent 15th Oct. 2000. More articles to follow!
From at least the 3rd to the 8th centuries women were
sacramentally ordained as deacons in the Catholic Church!
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