Lavinia Byrne believes that the Roman Catholic Church's teaching and pastoral practice is producing vocations to priesthood among women. This book looks forward to the day when Catholic women will be ordained, and addresses questions such as: when and how this might take place; who women are for and against; how women are organized; what the present-day Church thinking is on the subject; whether nuns are uncovering a call to ordination; and whether the ordination of women is a source of division or a source of healing.
How do these titles sound: Psalms in Inclusive Language and Praying in Inclusive Language, both by Joseph Arackal. I don't think so.
So if I were making the list, what would I include?
I would begin with the Apostolic Letter Mulieris Dignitatem by Pope John Paul II.
I would recommend biographies of female saints such as St. Therese of Lisieux, St. Monica, St. Catherine of Siena, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Maria Goretti
True Girl magazine is a great publication for Catholic teenage girls and their mothers.
Okay, ladies, help me out here. What are the titles you think are good resources for Catholic women? Gentlemen, please feel free to offer your ideas as well. Let’s give Cleveland a list that really speaks to the “feminine genius” Pope John Paul II spoke of.