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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Overflow crowd at 'Race and Grace' event builds beloved community Mar 16, 2017 Story : Column
For I was a stranger and you welcomed me Feb 15, 2017 Story : Column
Are any Catholic prophets raising their voices? Dec 15, 2016 Story : Column
Will we build the common good or destroy the bonds that unite us? Jul 28, 2016 Story : Column
'Circling the City with Love' campaign aims to bridge cultural divides Jul 14, 2016 Story : Column
Magdala celebrations heal misogyny, but will our daughters care? Jun 28, 2016 Story : Column
My family and the Sacred Heart Jun 9, 2016 Story : Column
It is time to free Mary and let God have her own maternal face May 26, 2016 Story : Column
Pentecost and Berrigan, a double portion of God's Spirit May 12, 2016 Story : Column
Women want to be deacons, want clergy to speak up about it Apr 28, 2016 Story : Column
Post-synod exhortation is uplifting, but is disheartening to LGBT Catholics Apr 14, 2016 Story : Column
Clueless preaching about the Samaritan woman misses the point Mar 3, 2016 Story : Column
Challenging the corruption-prone systems that plague our world Feb 17, 2016 Story : Column
Exercising Spirit-given wisdom for unity Jan 21, 2016 Story : Column
Muslim-American women seek change from within Dec 17, 2015 Story : Column
'Love is Blind. Obedience Shouldn't Be.' Nov 13, 2015 Story : Column
Gospel-inspired boldness calls the church to justice Oct 14, 2015 Story : Column
Why wasn’t a woman invited to preside at a papal prayer service? Sep 30, 2015 Story : Blog
'Find creative ways to keep our parishes open' Sep 17, 2015 Story : Column
Olive's vision of God Sep 3, 2015 Story : Column
Francis: A prophet who gets things done Aug 20, 2015 Story : Blog
Celebrating a contemporary 'mother of the church' Jul 30, 2015 Story : Column
Moral leadership is essential in the police brutality quagmire Jun 4, 2015 Story : Column
For U.S. sisters, ordinary Catholics made a way where there was no way May 21, 2015 Story : Column
Are things looking up for women in the church? May 11, 2015 Story : Column