Meditation and Prayer
1. Selections of prayers
* prayers for women reflecting on
prayers for guidance
traditional prayers to Mary
2. Picture Meditations. Mary
on traditional Christian art by Sr. Theresia Saers.
For many centuries Christians meditated on Mary of
Magdala and venerated in her the image of a truly liberated woman, a disciple
of Christ who was able to do what social convention and Church law forbade. At
the hand of old paintings and illustrations Sr. Saers reflects on possible
implications for us.
3. Picture Meditations. New
poems by Tina van Lieshout.
Tina felt called to the priesthood in 1989 and was
appalled when she found out she was barred from the ordination course simply
because she was a woman. To draw public attention to this discrimination in the
Church, she took her local bishop to court. Tina belongs to the diocese of
sHertogenbosch in the Netherlands. In her paintings and poems she
expresses the agony of her struggle as a woman and her hopes for the
3. Prayers of
We invite you to join us in a
campaign of prayer.
We are also preparing some suitable prayer texts.. We
welcome suggestions from your side.
Click on the envelope and let us know!