February 04, 2005

The Women of the Passion

A New Publication for Lent, Passiontide and Easter

Dr Kathleen M Murphy is a member of the Religious Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy of the Union of Great Britain. She is an experienced lecturer and retreat giver and is currently Director of Spirituality and Women’s Studies at St Catherine’s Mercy Centre in Edinburgh.

In these reflections for Lent, Kathleen Murphy unravels the stories of the women who accompanied Jesus during his last days and were there when he endured agony and death on the cross. Who were these women and what are their stories? Is there anything we can learn from their suffering and hopes that might help us with our burdens – our own crosses?



1. The Unnamed Woman who Anointed Jesus at Bethany

2. Caiaphas' Maid Servants who Challenged Peter

3. Pilate's Wife

4. The Women of Jerusalem

5. The Woman Found Committing Adultery

6. The Unnamed Samaritan Woman

7. The Named Women who Travelled from Galilee

8. Mary Magdalene

9. Mary the Mother of James and Joses

10. Salome

11. Mary the Wife of Clopas

12. The Unnamed Women who Travelled from Galilee with Jesus

13. The Woman with the Haemorrhage

14. The Crippled Woman who was Healed on the Sabbath

15. Mary the Mother of Jesus


Cost: £5. 50 plus p&h

Kathleen M Murphy rsm
Email: Skathleenmm@aol.com
St. Catharine's Convent
4 Lauriston Gardens
Edinburgh EH3 9HH
Ph: +44 (0)131-229-2659

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