Edition: Winter 2017 Extraordinary Women

Unguarded moments: An immaculate conception of leadership

24 May 2017 TH

In a post-truth, fake-news world, we need the kind of leader who isn’t driven by ego, vitriol and divisiveness. 

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Exploring the question of women deacons

24 May 2017 TH

Is it time for the Catholic Church to welcome women deacons? Pope Francis says let’s talk about it.

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A freedom of spirit

24 May 2017 TH

I know many inspiring women who have faced the odds to succeed in their respective missions, but none have captivated me in the way Elena Reidy has.

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My mother’s story

24 May 2017 TH

My mother, Angela Yong, passed on to us the most enduring gift – faith. She had inherited her faith from the British nuns who looked after her in a children’s home.

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Marian devotions around the world

24 May 2017 TH

Our love for Mary reaches back through the centuries to the early Church. Our Catholic tradition is filled with devotions to Mary: the Miraculous Medal, Our Lady of the Rosary, Mary Helper of Christians, Our Lady of Lourdes, etc. We could go on. But Australian Catholics magazine thought we’d explore some lesser known Marian devotions that we don’t hear as much about.

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Be bold for change

24 May 2017 TH

What does it mean to have a theology of women?

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A living law

24 May 2017 TH

As director of Adelaide Archdiocese’s Tribunal, Sue Rivett’s role is to adjudicate on marriage annulment applications. As a woman whose own marriage broke down, she’s able to bring empathy from her own experiences to the task.

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Recipe
: Creamy Mac’n’Cheese with Super Greens

24 May 2017 TH

There’s nothing better than tucking into a bowl of steaming hot, cheesy goodness in the form of Mac’n’cheese. The American snack was one of my favourite after-school treats and as a child I’d help Mum to stir the pasta in the pot before adding milk, cheese and more. I’ve added some of my favourite greens to the mix for the ultimate comfort food dish with a healthier twist.

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My favourite female artists

24 May 2017 TH

These four women display leadership through their preferred areas of art. They highlight the importance of the arts and the impact they have on society.

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Quiz: Female saints

24 May 2017 TH

A quiz to check your knowledge of female saints.

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Home truths: What a girl wants

24 May 2017 TH

Empowerment isn’t always as easy as it sounds

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Empowering women as 
mothers and leaders

24 May 2017 TH

Can a mother really have a successful career and a happy family life? 
Prue Gilbert knows it’s possible if workplaces allow it. 
A mother of three herself, Prue is working with organisations across the country to support women in remaining in the workforce.

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