13 March 2024
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Women Deacons: Why not now?
Join our MC Geraldine Doogue AO for a stimulating conversation with Speakers:
SR ELIZABETH YOUNG RSM & GAIL GILL
Elizabeth is an Instituted Catechist and Parish Life Coordinator in Wilcannia, NSW. She also has the diocesan roles of Director for Catholic Mission; secretary of the Diocesan Pastoral Council; secretary of the Diocesan Ecology, Peace and Justice Commission; and local coordinator for the Plenary Council/Synod. In 2021, Elizabeth founded the blogsite Liturgy on the Margins and the group Australian Catholics Exploring the Diaconate to highlight existing diaconal ministry and to encourage new solutions to respond to liturgical and sacramental needs.
Gail has worked in Catholic education in Sydney and Broken Bay for over 30 years as a teacher and also in leadership positions. In 2009 she became a consecrated member of a ministry the then Bishop, David Walker, had established for women in the diocese. She was also a member of the Broken Bay formation team for the permanent diaconate until her recent retirement and continues to engage with groups such as Australian Catholics Exploring Diaconate and Australian Women Preach.
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Venue: The Crypt
St Patrick’s Church
20 Gosvenor Street The Rocks
Sydney NSW 2000
Enter the Crypt via a gate east of the Church entrance (a few metres down the hill in Grosvenor St).