Fall Lecture

The Grail Movement: Women at the Heart of Catholic Action

The GrailIn this talk, Dr. Marian Ronan will discuss the history of the Grail, an international movement that promotes women’s spiritual development and activism. She will discuss the growth of the Grail in the United States and its place within U.S. Catholicism in the post-WWII era.

Photo credit: Catholic Standard and Times, June 25, 1954

About the Speaker

RonanMarian Ronan, PhD (Temple University) is research professor of Catholic Studies at New York Theological Seminary.  A native of Chester, PA, she has been involved with the Grail for more than a half century.  She is author or co-author of seven books, including Women of Vision: Sixteen Founders of the International Grail Movement (Apocryphile Press, 2017). 

Sunday, September 23, 2018
1:30pm House Opens | 2:00pm Talk

The Society’s House
263 South Fourth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106