Worthy Women

Concurrently with the US Bishops’ Fortnight For Freedom, we’ve offered alternative reflections on women of Christianity, some of whom experienced their own limitations of freedom at the hands of church people. Some persecutors were even clergy. This page links those essays.

Mary Magdalen Bentivoglio, 23 June 2014
Julie Billiart, 24 June 2014
Marie-Anne Blondin, 1 July 2012
Celestine Bottego, 21 June 2014
Marguerite Bourgeoys, 1 July 2014
Thea Bowman, 30 June 2012, by Fran Rossi Szpylczyn
Francesca Cabrini, 2 July 2014
Jeanne-Françoise de Chantal, 23 June 2013
Anna Maria Dengel, 28 June 2014
Katharine Drexel, 29 June 2013
Marie-Marguerite d’Youville, 1 July 2013
Elizabeth of Schönau, 26 June 2014, by Fran Rossi Szpylczyn
Louise (Mother St Andrew) Feltin, 24 June 2012
Judith Fenyvesi, 25 June 2013, by Fran Rossi Szpylczyn
Gertrude of Helfta, 23 June 2012, by Fran Rossi Szpylczyn
Mother Théodore Guérin, 26 June 2012
Hadewijch of Brabant, 28 June 2013
Hildegard of Bingen, 27 June 2012
Hrotsvitha, 3 July 2014
Anne Hutchinson, 4 July 2013
Anne-Marie Javouhey, 25 June 2012
Jeanne d’Arc, 29 June 2012
Juana Inés de la Cruz, 28 June 2012, by John Donaghy
Jeanne Jugan, 21 June 2013
Julian of Norwich, 22 June 2014
Mary Elizabeth Lange, 4 July 2014
Margaret of Scotland, 27 June 2014, by Emma of emmasrandomthoughts
Margery Kempe, 25 June 2014
Mother Mary MacKillop, 2 July 2012, by Rae Reilly
Laura Montoya Upegui, 30 June 2013
Nano Nagle, 27 June 2013
Mildred Nevile, 22 June 2013
Marcella Pattyn, 2 July 2013, by Fran Rossi Szpylczyn
Paula of Rome, 26 June 2013
Frances Perkins, 24 June 2013
Maude Petre, 4 July 2012
Marguerite Porete, 21 June 2012
Ramabai, 3 July 2013
Isabel Roser, 29 June 2014
Frances Margaret Taylor, 30 June 2014
Teresa of Avila, 3 July 2012
Mary Ward, 22 June 2012

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