Christine Schenk

NCR Contributor

St. Joseph Sr. Christine Schenk served urban families for 18 years as a nurse midwife before co-founding FutureChurch, where she served for 23 years. Her recent book Crispina and Her Sisters: Women and Authority in Early Christianity (Fortress, 2017) was awarded first place in History by the Catholic Press Association. She holds master's degrees in nursing and theology.

Articles by Christine Schenk

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Women find self-esteem, worth in crochet thanks to sisters' ministry Mar 20, 2014 Story : Blog
Becoming a worldwide church with members who love one another Apr 24, 2014 Story : Blog
The Friday morning poker club and its ordinary saints May 8, 2014 Story : Blog
We must make room for all the lenses in our church May 22, 2014 Story : Blog
Seeking the Spirit in all walks of life Jun 5, 2014 Story : Column
This summer, a focus on the role of women in church history Jul 3, 2014 Story : Column
Top 10 quotes from the Vatican's 'sensus fidei' document Jul 31, 2014 Story : Column
Why are we silencing women (and lay) preachers? Aug 28, 2014 Story : Column
And the desert shall bloom Sep 25, 2014 Story : Column
Benedictine sister's witness a turning point in struggle for women's equality in the church Oct 9, 2014 Story : Column
Francis' synod process is messy and fraught with fights, but it's necessary Oct 23, 2014 Story : Column
A Liturgy of Lament and overcoming the specter of sex abuse Nov 10, 2014 Story : Column
We have no shortage of vocations. What we have is a shortage of vision Nov 20, 2014 Story : Column
Unearthing the gender balance at the heart of our Catholic tradition Dec 4, 2014 Story : Column
The apostolic visitation report was laudatory, but the sisters remain caught in ambiguity Dec 18, 2014 Story : Column
Will science prove there is a heaven? Jan 22, 2015 Story : Column
At-home retreat brings Scripture, spirituality to seniors Feb 5, 2015 Story : Column
Women speak up about equality in the church from the heart of the Vatican Mar 13, 2015 Story : Column
'It was the women who stayed' Mar 26, 2015 Story : Blog
In India, a truly outstanding road map for creating gender equality Apr 23, 2015 Story : Blog
Are things looking up for women in the church? May 11, 2015 Story : Column
For U.S. sisters, ordinary Catholics made a way where there was no way May 21, 2015 Story : Column
Moral leadership is essential in the police brutality quagmire Jun 4, 2015 Story : Column
Celebrating a contemporary 'mother of the church' Jul 30, 2015 Story : Column
Francis: A prophet who gets things done Aug 20, 2015 Story : Blog