GREAT WORDS: Fleda Brown on Writing

Fleda Brown founded the Poets in the Schools Program, which she directed for more than 12 years. She teaches in the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA.

GREAT WORDS: The Need for Interpretive Work

Sr. Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J. is Distinguished professor of Theology at Fordham University, a past president of the Catholic Theological Society of America. She is widely considered one of the architects of Catholic feminist theology.


Celebrate a Hero… Listen to the Words… Remember.





“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”


For a truly inspiring call to action, and for your reading pleasure, please follow this link to a wonderful synopsis of the meaning of King’s words in our contemporary world and a call to action for LGBT Catholics and allies to realize the prophesy of King’s vision. (With credit and accolades to Bob Shine of New Ways Ministries for a well-written blog post…)

For a news reference point regarding Shine’s mention of the Anglican Church’s censure and suspension from voting rights—due to conservative backlash that is linked to the American Episcopal Church’s progressivism regarding gay-marriage and the installation of Bishop Gene Robinson (who is gay)—please follow this link to the story as reported by the National Catholic Reporter.