Be the Bee – Women in the Church

She, a woman, might have been the first person in history to proclaim the Gospel. To this day we still call women like St. Mary Magdalene or St. Photini Equals to the Apostles.
Natalya Mihailova | 18 May 2014
The Church sometimes feel like a man’s world, doesn’t it? When we think of leaders of the Church, our minds tend to first go to clergy: to bishops, presbyters, deacons. It’s not surprising since the clergy lead us when we come together for worship. And God is giving the Church wonderful ordained leaders, who’ve done wonderful things for the faith. But we shouldn’t forget, from the very beginning women have been among the most important saints and leaders in the Church!
Be the Bee – Women in the Church

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