Sister Sara Butler, M.S.B.T.

Trinitarian Sister Sara Butler will speak Tuesday, April 8 on “Collaboration of Men and Women in the Church” as part of the Archbishop’s Lecture Series.

The talk begins at 7 p.m. in Vianney Hall at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood.

Sister Sara is professor emerita of systematic theology at the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary in the Archdiocese of Chicago. She has written numerous scholarly articles and recently published her book, “The Catholic Priesthood and Women:  A Guide to the Teaching of the Church.”

She is a long-standing member of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission and was appointed to the International Theological Commission by Blessed John Paul II in 2004. Sister Sara is a consultor to the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization and was selected by Pope Benedict XVI to serve as an expert at the 2012 Synod of Bishops.

Read a question-and-answer interview with Sister Sara, who spoke recently with Meghan Cokeley, director of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for the New Evangelization, which is sponsoring the lecture series.

Learn more about the lecture, and register online, here. 

Read up on the topic of this lecture before you go, with this letter from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.