The Women of The Salvation Army: Catherine Booth

March is Women’s History Month. Throughout the rest of the month, we will be uplifting the accomplishments of many remarkable women whose hard work and influence has played a significant role in the good work performed daily by The Salvation Army.

Catherine Booth

Catherine Booth, known as the “Mother of The Salvation Army”. She worked along side of her husband, William Booth, as founded The Salvation Army in London, England in 1865. Catherine Booth paved the way for women for taking a more active role in society and the church and she believed in the social equality of men and women.  Catherine Booth was commitment to The Salvation Army and her role as an advocate for social reform. She was truly an inspiration to woman then, and now.