Saturday, October 24, 2009
Roman Catholic Womenpriests: Morag Liebert Ordained a Priest on Oct. 24th, 2009 in Scotland
Newly ordained priest Morag Liebert on left, Bishop Bridget Mary Meehan on right
Rev. Frances Forshaw, Morag Liebert, Bridget Mary Meehan, Rev. Louise McClements
(left to right)
Morag Liebert and Bridget Mary Meehan after ordination ceremony. Morag's chasuble has images of St. Catherine on the front and St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland on the back.
On Oct.24th, 2009, Morag Liebert was ordained a Roman Catholic Womanpriest in a historic ceremony in the city of Edinburgh. Morag was ordained by Bishop Bridget Mary Meehan/ United States.
The ordination is part of the Roman Catholic Womenpriests movement. This movement is building a renewed model of priesthood for a renewed Church to achieve full equality of women and men.
Morag Liebert has a M.A. in biblical studies and moral philosophy, a post graduate
degree in education and a B.D. with honors in Divinity.
She has been a member of Catholic Women's Ordination for fifteen years and currently leads its Edinburgh group. Morag has worked as a volunteer for the past eight years with an organization which helps abused women. For three years she organized the Lent study groups for Newington Churches Together, an ecumenical asssociation of churches in South Edinburgh.
Rev. Frances Forshaw, an Episcopalian priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, who is part of the clergy team at St. Ninian's Cathedral in Perth, and Rev. Louise Mc Clements,an ordained minister from the local area participated in the ordination ceremony.
Jennifer Stark from York, England was the minister of music. Katherine Salmon, from Sheffield, England, presented Morag for ordination.
Joanna Hanley, from Edinburgh, was the official photographer.
For more information about liturgies, contact Morag Liebert email@example.com
More photos and movies to come!