In 2008, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of John Paul II's Apostolic Letter, "On the Dignity and Vocation of Women
." In addition to writing a 12-part series of reflections on the document (listed on the left sidebar), there was an Anniversary Congress held at the Vatican in November, 2008. Dale O'Leary and Genevieve Kineke were asked to present an address assessing the status of women in North America (my portion is found here
One highlight for this author was the privilege of offering my first book to Pope Benedict XVI!
Currently, I am working on a 25th anniversary annotated edition of the document for the Daughters of Saint Paul, to be released early in 2013 -- stay tuned...