Mothers, Sisters, Daughters
Standing on Their Shoulders
By: Edwina Gateley and Sandra Mattucci
About the Book
Portraits of 22 extraordinary women whose lives have made, and continue to make, a lasting impact on our world. They are saints, mystics, martyrs, reformers, poets, missionaries, environmentalists, and mothers from diverse cultures and countries. Here are women upon whose shoulders all women stand. Here are their amazing stories, with haunting reflections by the poet Edwina Gateley and revealing biographies and drawings by Sandra Mattucci.
About the Author
Edwina Gateley is a bestselling author and poet, a pioneering missioner and lay minister, well known to large numbers of Catholics and mainline Christians in the USA, Canada, Britain and Ireland. She has been featured on CBS’s “60 Minutes” and on “48 Hours,” and is in high demand as a speaker and retreat giver. Her bestselling books include Soul Sisters, Christ in the Margins, I Hear a Seed Growing, and In God’s Womb. She lives in Erie, PA. See edwinagateley.com Sandra Mattucci, a chaplain and spiritual director, is the author and artist of children’s books, including The Long Journey Home. She lives in Newington, CT.