Rhonda Miska is a lay ecclesial minister, writer, preacher, and spiritual director rooted in the Dominican tradition. She holds a MA in Pastoral Ministry from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (2011) and an undergraduate degree in International Studies and French from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point (2002). She served as a Jesuit Volunteer in rural Nicaragua from 2002-2004, as the Social Justice Minister/Hispanic Minister at a Catholic parish from 2004-2008, and as the Community Coordinator of Innisfree Village (a community with adults with intellectual disabilities) from 2008-2014. Rhonda is a contributor (as author and translator) to the book Catholic Women Speak: Bringing Our Gifts to the Table (Paulist Press, 2015) and also contributed a chapter to the book Pope Francis Lexicon (Liturgical Press, 2018). Rhonda's writing has also appeared in U.S. Catholic, America Magazine, Presence: a Catholic Journal of Poetry, About Place Journal, and Global Sisters Report. She currently serves at the Church of St. Timothy in Blaine, MN and is on the advisory board of Catholic Women Preach. She is the convener of the Catholic Women’s Preaching Circle, a peer-led virtual space for Catholic women in ministry who are passionate about preaching to develop their skills.
This Gospel challenges each of us, as it challenged the original listeners, to creative nonviolent resistance to injustice.VIEW
In freedom from anxiety, there is freedom for becoming who we are truly meant to beVIEW