Introduction to the Volume of Papers from the first EWA Conference (by the Editors)

Ecclesia of Women in Asia: Gathering the Voices of the Silenced. Editors, Evelyn Monteiro, Antoinette Gutzler. Published by the Rev. Ashish Amos of the Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (ISPCK), Post Box. 1585. 1654 Madarsa Road, Kashmere Gate, Delhi - 110006 under its Women's Empowerment Programs "A conversation is a rare phenomenon.... It is … Continue reading Introduction to the Volume of Papers from the first EWA Conference (by the Editors)

EWA 1: Closing Liturgy

I. Opening : Ontario “The Liberator” From different backgrounds and countries, Bangkok, here they come, Women from India, Indonesia, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, Japan, Korea, Ceylon, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan Not to talk about their own countries’ prestige anymore But about every oppression and injustice welling in their heart They are discussing what’s really … Continue reading EWA 1: Closing Liturgy

EWA 1 Ecclesia of Women in Asia: Gathering the Voices of the Silenced (Conference Homepage)

Our name "Ecclesia of Women in Asia" expresses the desire of women to enter the mainstream Church as fully responsible ecclesial participants and partners in the life of the Church. EWA seeks to bring to consciousness that women are Church and always have been Church. The sub-theme, "Voices of the Silenced" is open-ended. It enables … Continue reading EWA 1 Ecclesia of Women in Asia: Gathering the Voices of the Silenced (Conference Homepage)

Dancing the Dance of Liberation and Transformation

by Judette Gallares Learning a new dance is both an exciting and awkward process. Exciting because dancing engages our entire body to express with freedom our own reality and experience. Yet, it is awkward because the steps are new and unfamiliar. It requires practice to be able to internalize the movements and to dance freely … Continue reading Dancing the Dance of Liberation and Transformation