Christine Schenk

NCR Contributor

Christine Schenk, CSJ, served urban families for 18 years as a nurse midwife before co-founding FutureChurch where she served for 23 years. FutureChurch is a coalition of parish centered Catholics working for full participation of all Catholics in ministry and decision-making in the church. In October 2013,  Schenk was named Executive Director Emerita of the organization. She is currently working on a book about women’s leadership in early Christian art and archaeology.

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