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Kathleen O'Connell Sauline, a member of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests, told the the priest and deacon who denied her the Eucharist that she was hungry and thirsty "for that which Jesus called us to share."
"While the institutional church continues to reject and dismiss the priestly vocations of women, communities of Catholics recognize women's gifts and walk with them on a path of radical inclusion."
In a letter delivered to Georgia Walker's home, Kansas City Bishop Robert Finn said her excommunication was effective immediately.
Georgia Walker, who was ordained by the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests over the weekend, looks forward to expanding her ministry to prisons.