Excerpt: "For over a decade, the maleness of the priesthood kept me away from the Catholic Church. By the time I was a junior in college, my feminism was in full swing, and the ordination of women had become my litmus test for whether or not I could be part of a particular church or denomination."
Rine Favale, Abigail, "The Totality (Chapter in Into the Deep: An Unlikely Catholic Conversion)" (2018). Faculty Publications - Department of English. 123.