Read the Epilogue, pages 145-147 in Magdalene’s Lost Legacy. Copy and pastethe following questions to a new e-mail, answer them, then send to theAbbey Council¬†with the followingsubject line: MLL Epil. from ____________ (your magikal name).

1. From what might sexual abuse in the church stem?

2. What was the result of the adulation of the male power principle in theChurch?

3. What percentage of canonized Roman Catholic saints are celibate men?

4. Vows of celibacy result in _________ _________, extending into all levelsof human relationships: ______________, _______________, ______________,________________.

5. What was the model among the earliest Christians?

6. When was ordination of women in leadership roles banned by the Church?

7. What were the two reasons for requiring priests to be unmarried?

8. What are some other examples of the denial of the sacred feminine by theRoman Catholic Church?

9. ____________ will only be restored to the contemporary Church when __________________ _____________ is embraced.

Essay 1: Compare and contrast secular feminism to the call for gender equalityin the church. Are they the same thing? Why or why not? There is no rightor wrong answer here, but be prepared to defend your answers.

Essay 2: Based on what Starbird has to say about the Roman Catholic Church,do you believe it can be salvaged? Is it worth the effort? Should those whobelieve in the sacred feminine leave the Church, or should they stay to tryto help others? Again, no right or wrong answers here, just state your opinionon the subject.

Questions by Deborah Diakonissa