“Conscience and Calling: Ethical Reflections
on Catholic Women’s Church Vocations”
An hour-long teleconference with
Anne E. Patrick
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
1 pm – 2 pm EST
Anne E. Patrick, SNJM, is William H. Laird Professor of Religion and the Liberal Arts, emerita, at Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota), where during 1980-2009 she taught courses in Christian ethics, Catholicism, feminist and liberation theologies, and religion and literature.
She has held visiting professorships at St. John’s University (New York) and the University of Tulsa, and has also taught at the University of Chicago Divinity School, and earlier at the Holy Names sisters’ academies in Tampa, Albany, and Silver Spring, Maryland. She is a member of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, a past president of the Catholic Theological Society of America, and a founding vice-president of the International Network of Societies for Catholic Theology.
She has been a director of the Society of Christian Ethics, an editor for the Religious Book Club, and a columnist for Liturgy. Her writings on religious, ethical, and literary topics include Liberating Conscience: Feminist Explorations in Catholic Moral Theology (Continuum, 1996); Women, Conscience, and the Creative Process (Paulist, 2011); and most recently, Conscience and Calling: Ethical Reflections on Catholic Women’s Church Vocations (Bloomsbury, 2013). In June 2013 she received the John Courtney Murray Award for “outstanding and distinguished achievement in Theology” from the Catholic Theological Society of America.