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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'Circling the City with Love' campaign aims to bridge cultural divides Jul 14, 2016 Story : Column
'Find creative ways to keep our parishes open' Sep 17, 2015 Story : Column
'It was the women who stayed' Mar 26, 2015 Story : Blog
'Love is Blind. Obedience Shouldn't Be.' Nov 13, 2015 Story : Column
A Liturgy of Lament and overcoming the specter of sex abuse Nov 10, 2014 Story : Column
And the desert shall bloom Sep 25, 2014 Story : Column
Are any Catholic prophets raising their voices? Dec 15, 2016 Story : Column
Are things looking up for women in the church? May 11, 2015 Story : Column
At-home retreat brings Scripture, spirituality to seniors Feb 5, 2015 Story : Column
Becoming a worldwide church with members who love one another Apr 24, 2014 Story : Blog
Benedictine sister's witness a turning point in struggle for women's equality in the church Oct 9, 2014 Story : Column
Catholic schools, March for Our Lives Mar 27, 2018 Story : Column
Celebrating a contemporary 'mother of the church' Jul 30, 2015 Story : Column
Challenging the corruption-prone systems that plague our world Feb 17, 2016 Story : Column
Clueless preaching about the Samaritan woman misses the point Mar 3, 2016 Story : Column
Dismantling Catholic misogyny Mar 15, 2018 Story : Column
Exercising Spirit-given wisdom for unity Jan 21, 2016 Story : Column
For I was a stranger and you welcomed me Feb 15, 2017 Story : Column
For U.S. sisters, ordinary Catholics made a way where there was no way May 21, 2015 Story : Column
Francis' synod process is messy and fraught with fights, but it's necessary Oct 23, 2014 Story : Column
Francis: A prophet who gets things done Aug 20, 2015 Story : Blog
Gospel-inspired boldness calls the church to justice Oct 14, 2015 Story : Column
Heart-sharing illumines God's great love Feb 15, 2018 Story : Column
In India, a truly outstanding road map for creating gender equality Apr 23, 2015 Story : Blog
It is time to free Mary and let God have her own maternal face May 26, 2016 Story : Column