January 27, 2022

Catholics: Break or departure?

Normally I don't like the gender asterisk, really not at all, but today it has to be. Today I put it out of respect for the 125 Catholics who have [...]
December 18, 2020

My church?

And again new headlines! For a brief moment, one could think that the church was at peace. When was that? When the terrible incidents in Luegde and Bergisch [...]
February 6, 2018

Sister and the ash cross

Now it's time for the carnival, and before it really gets going and I'm getting into the swing of things, I'd like to quickly announce the school service for the [...]
January 18, 2018

Sisters Square - Supplement

In the last three days I have written things that must have annoyed many. Therefore, I would like to add one more: I am very aware that the [...]
January 17, 2018

Sisters place in the church III

The community of believers becomes alive when each one contributes what he or she has received from God in gifts and charisms. This is how we can do it in [...]
January 16, 2018

Sisters place in the church II

Yesterday I told about my search for the right "pitch" in the liturgy, which is also a bit of a symbol of my role in the Church [...].
January 15, 2018

Sisters place in the church I

Much has been said, argued and written about the role of women in the church. For Christmas, I even got a book by Christiane Florin [...]
July 26, 2016

Bridge builder

So this time a priest, 84 years old, shot while he was saying mass. He had, it was said in the news just now, a good contact [...].
May 21, 2016

Just ask... about the women's priesthood

Ask the Sister, Part 26: Why are women not allowed to become (Catholic) priests? Mrs. B., who asked this, commented that perhaps the question was [...]