Post Tagged with: "Catholic Women at Georgetown"

RUIZ: Bridging Faith and Spirituality

RUIZ: Bridging Faith and Spirituality

Before coming to Georgetown, I was only religious on Sundays. My family went to church every week without fail. However, once  my mind shifted from church to schoolwork, I turned my Catholic switch off, not thinking about God for the rest of the week. Looking back, I cannot help but[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LIZZA: Healing the Church Crisis With Faith

LIZZA: Healing the Church Crisis With Faith

When I made my first Communion on a sunny April day in 2005, I had never heard about the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal that dominated the news a few years earlier. With new allegations resurfacing over the past few years, my faith in the church hierarchy’s ability to face[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
CHARCAS: Reclaiming Autonomy in Faith Formation

CHARCAS: Reclaiming Autonomy in Faith Formation

My identity as a woman of faith was once determined by the men in my life. My uncles, my grandpa — even my own father. These men had tattoos of the Virgin Mary on their chests, wore chains engrained with crosses and never missed Sunday Mass. But these men also[Read More…]

by November 29, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
METZGER: Why the Catholic Church Needs Feminism

METZGER: Why the Catholic Church Needs Feminism

Studying Christian theology has given me both hope and disappointment concerning the treatment of women in the Catholic Church. I have been inspired and moved by the mystical writing of medieval women, yet at times frustrated when my class on early Christianity relied entirely on the writings of men. Many[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
CLARK: God in Two Churches

CLARK: God in Two Churches

Unlike many Catholics, I was not forced into a suit and tie or printed dress and sweater every Sunday morning. I didn’t spend my early elementary years dreaming of my first Communion veil or worrying about confessing I had pulled my sister’s hair again. My mother rarely drove her three[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
NGUYEN: In Choir, A Chance to Find God’s Voice

NGUYEN: In Choir, A Chance to Find God’s Voice

Before coming to college, my faith felt like an obligation. I come from a long line of Catholics who taught me belief in God was a necessity — and anything short of complete faith would guarantee damnation. I associated Mass with loss of my free will and wondered how many countless[Read More…]

by September 27, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA Catholic Women at Georgetown and Georgetown's chapter of Knights of Columbus held a holy hour for survivors of clerical sexual abuse. The holy hour comes in the wake of a series of allegations of sexual assault against members of the Catholic Church.

Catholic Student Groups Hold Holy Hour for Sexual Abuse Survivors

Catholic Women at Georgetown and Georgetown’s chapter of Knights of Columbus hosted a joint prayer service for victims of clerical sexual abuse Sept. 21 in Dahlgren Chapel as allegations of sexual abuse by priests continue to surface across the country and world. Large numbers of Catholic clerics have faced allegations[Read More…]

by September 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
OSTERTAG: I Thought I Was A Planner. Then I Went to France

OSTERTAG: I Thought I Was A Planner. Then I Went to France

I’m a planner. I always have — or hope to have — a plan for where I’ll be at a specific time and place. Throughout last year, 10 days — July 13 through July 22 — were marked off in bold, red letters: pilgrimage in France. As I returned home[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top