Antoinette Gutzler, a Maryknoll Sister from Queens, New York, holds a doctorate in systematic theology from Fordham University. She has served in mission both in Tanzania, East Africa where she worked in religious education and young students work, and in Taiwan, where she directed a center for factory workers.
After completing her theology studies, she returned to Taiwan in 2001 and was associate professor of theology at Fu Jen University’s St. Robert Bellarmine School of Theology in Taipei until her election to the Leadership Team of the Maryknoll Sisters in 2014. During her time in Taiwan she was consultant to the Ecclesia of Women in Asia (EWA), a standing committee member of the Association of Major Religious Superiors and a member of the Taiwan JPIC committee.
Her recent publications include Ecclesia of Women in Asia: Gathering the Voices of the Silenced (edited with Evelyn Monteiro, SC), “Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi: ‘WomenMatters’ as an Asian Theological Concern,” “Coming Out of the Shadows: A Feminist Vision of a Participatory Church,” “Am I my Sister’s Keeper?” The “Internalization” and “Globalization” of Women’s Homelessness: A Taiwan Perspective,” “Navigating the Tradition: A Christian Feminist Perspective on the Power of Creedal Language to Shape the Lives of Women,” and “ShadowLives/Public Faces: Women, Marriage and Family Life in Taiwan.”
We are called to find the cracks in our experience and in the realities of our world and church. We are called to make them visible so that grief and anxiety can be transformed into light and goodness – if we only listen.VIEW
Today we are invited to have our lives and relationships be a mirror of God’s life – that of an ever widening circle of grace inviting us to join in the love of God for all.VIEW