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Hebblethwaite - Author
A number of Hebblethwaites appear as authors on the Amazon.com site.
Leading international Catholic journalist and feminist writer, Margaret Hebblethwaite was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and the Gregorian University in Rome, and has written many books of theology for a general readership. contributed to many programmes on radio and television (including ). She is a frequent contributor on Catholic Church affairs for the BBC, including notable reportage from Rome on the election of Pope Benedict XVI and a BBC Radio 4 programme for Good Friday 2003 from Santa María, called Room of the Passion.From 1991 to 2000 she was Assistant Editor at the international Catholic weekly, The Tablet, from 1991-2000 where she still writes a monthly column, From the South, about the life of the rural poor.
Margaret has lived in Santa María, Paraguay, since 2000 as a freelance missionary and is the founder of a charity called the Santa María Education Fund. She organises a number of classes in English and teaches Bible at the Institute of Tertiary Education, where students from poor families are trained to be food technologists.
The Theology of Penance (with Kevin Donovan, Mercier Press, Dublin and Cork, 1979)
Motherhood and God (Geoffrey Chapman, London, 1984)
Through Lent with Luke (Bible Reading Fellowship, London, 1986)
Way of St Ignatius (HarperCollins, London, 1987, 2nd edition 1994, 3rd edition 1999)
Basic is Beautiful (HarperCollins, London, 1993)
Base Communities: an introduction (Geoffrey Chapman, London, 1993)
Six New Gospels: New Testament Women tell their Stories (Geoffrey Chapman, London, 1994)
Conversations on Christian Feminism (with Elaine Storkey, HarperCollins, London, 1999)
Stations of the Cross (Hunt and Thorpe, Hampshire, 1998)
Opening the Scriptures (Continuum, London and New York, 2001)
Bridges of Hope (with 5 other authors, CAFOD/ Darton Longman and Todd, 2001)
The Next Pope (with Peter Hebblethwaite, HarperCollins, London, & HarperSanFrancisco, 2000)
The Living Spirit Anthology (Canterbury Press Norwich, 2000)
|Pastoral and professional
Prison chaplaincy work 1984-86
Accompanying Ignatian retreats, especially in daily life, 1982-91
Catechesis of children and adults 1986-91
Parish work on Blackbird Leys housing estate on the outskirts of Oxford, 1988-94
Catechist, Exeter College, Oxford University, 1994-98 (a preaching position)
Speaker at many conferences and in adult education, two of the most recent being the Romero Lecture at Notre Dame University in 2001, and an Australian lecture tour in 2002 for the Australian Network of Spiritual Direction.
This information has been gathered primarily from
the website for Santa María de Fe, Paraguay at:
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