Rising: Learning from Women’s Leadership in Catholic Ministries


By Carolyn Woo. Offers reflections on first-person narratives of a range of women involved in leadership positions in Catholic ministries — social justice, Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR)  and religious congregations, educational, media, diocesan, Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) etc., Examines the range of leadership roles that women play in the Catholic Church & explores the particular challenge that women face, as well their distinctive styles of leadership, while pointing toward an expanded understanding of ministry and leadership in the church. Contributors represent a broad range of women in leadership positions, ranging from the conservative Becket Fund, to Sr. Simone Campbell, Kerry Robinson, Kerry Weber (America media), Sr. Carol Keehan (Catholic Health Association), Kim Daniels (staff for USCCB), etc. Read more.