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Latest Update: 6/14/2020

This is the highly recommended course to educate yourself about the history of systemic racism since the Civil War.  


This link takes you to the explanation about Yale free courses


This link takes you to the explanation about Yale free courses


To my white friends, the time for talk has passed. Now is the time for work.

Written by Brian Lowery, a professor of organizational behavior and senior associate dean for academic affairs at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.


Link to the article


Sophia, a social justice organization in Waukesha, is hosting a one hour zoom meeting June 18 at 7 p.m. to discuss the film, "Suppressed" which examines voter suppression in the US. We have been invited by one of my seminary classmates Linda Gaugan, who is a long time Sophia member, and who has attended our worship services occasionally over the years. Please see the flier for all the details: link to the documentary, registration link and link to the zoom meeting.
I plan to participate. Hope you will consider learning more about what suppression is, how it occurs and what we can do about it.
Pastor Alice

Link to the Flyer


We've added a new page to the Mary of Magdela website. A page dedicated to a listing books and perhaps reviews. If you are looking for some recommended reading, click on "Reading Suggestions" and see what other people may be reading.


Link to the Book page

There is new information about the Trickleby Cafe in the Members Section


Link to information

Pastor Jim Ryan has been interviewed by the East Troy News/Times


Information the article is located here!

A Liturgical Year In the Life of One Inclusive Community


Information on Rev. James Ryans Book can be found here

MM Book & Movie List


Dear Community, At Homily Sharing time on Sunday, December 29 we shared a look back on books and movies. My invitation was to share what were our "favorites" for the past year in terms of reading and viewing that inspired, uplifted, informed, and challenged us. The discussion was wonderful and here is the list. I will have it posted on our website - maybe a sidebar link or in the Members Section. Any selections not mentioned that you would like to see included, please send me an email either to this address or to jimryan6885@gmail.com and I will see that it gets included. Take care, Jim

Click here for the list - PDF

Julian of Norwich, Revolutionary Medieval Mystic

Revolutionary medieval mystic Julian of Norwich penned what's thought to be the first book in English written by a woman. She dared to suggest that God was both father and mother. Professor Sherry Reames explores the life, writings, and legacy of a courageous medieval anchoress and author.

You can listen to the podcast here-MP3


"The Catholic Church and the Struggle Against White Nationalism: Missing in Action?"


Father Bryan Massingale, Professor of Theological and Social Ethics and the James and Nancy Buckman Chair in Applied Christian Ethics
at Fordham University, Delivers his 2019 Howard Thurman lecture in room 252 of Candler School of Theology.
Event co-sponsored by Candler's Black Church Studies department and the Catholic Studies department.
For those of you who are concerned about the rise of white nationalism and the role of the Black Church AND the Catholic Church in
combating it. You will learn much from this 2 hour lecture by Rev. Bryan Massingale, black priest formerly of the Milwaukee WI diocese,
who is known world wide for his work in this area. He was my professor of Moral Theology at St. Frances de Sales Seminary, where I
earned my M. Div. It is worth your time, I assure you. A great way to spend some time on a dreary, cold, wet blustery day in Wisconsin

Complete Lecture Video Here

No One Catholic Preeminent Priority


We, the undersigned Roman Catholic Women Bishops call upon our brother bishops to
re-evaluate their latest statement regarding the priorities for the Catholic people.

Read Complete Document Here

 

 

Mary of Magdala Audio Files - 2020


By clicking on the filename in the listing below, windows will play the segment in a seperate window.
You can also download the file to your computer by right clicking on the file name and selecting "Save link as ...." and designating a place like "Downloads" in your computer to listen anytime you wish.

(Even with a fast internet connection, the files marked Complete Service with take a few minutes to download.)

June 28, 2020, Thirteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time
Order of Service - PDF

June 21, 2020, Twelfth Sunday of Ordinary Time
Order of Service - PDF

June 2, 2020
Zoom Meeting PDF

April 26, 2020, Third Sunday of Easter 2A

Order of Service - PDF

April 10, 2020, Good Friday

Order of Worship - PDF

April 9, 2020, Holy Thursday

Order of Worship - PDF

March 22, 2020, Fourth Sunday in Lent
"From Kindness to Charity - Homily"


March 8, 2020, Second Sunday in Lent
"No Secret in Hospitality - Homily"


February 26, 2020 Ash Wednesday
“Free to be in Solidarity for Mission"


February 23, 2020 Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
"7th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Complete Service"


January 5, 2020 - Feast of the Epiphany
Complete Service MP3