Young Women of Grace & CCD – A Perfect Fit!

Alicia McDermottThe Young Women of Grace program is just over a year old and, thanks to the creativity and generosity of women leaders, is finding its way into a variety of settings which now include CCD classes.

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Women as Peace Builders

8751786_sCommentary by Christine Moore

Johnnette’s UN speech was inspiring for many reasons, but what I loved the most was the way it opened my eyes to a deeper understanding of God’s mission for women and finding it through our authentic femininity. After reflecting on it more, I couldn’t help but question why I had never seen myself, or women in general, as makers and builders of peace. Because of this, her speech taught me how crucial our roles are as women.

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Wonder Woman & the Wonder of Women

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Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

While most of the world hails the blockbuster movie, Wonder Woman, as a new box-office record for a film directed by a woman, the devoted mother who starred in the movie and who was five months pregnant while filming parts of it is a stark reminder to all of us that embracing authentic femininity can put the heroine in all of us.

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Women of Grace Retreat to Explore and Celebrate Fatima Centenary!

Fatima Shrine at  Malvern Retreat Center

Fatima Shrine at Malvern Retreat Center

Women of Grace is returning to Malvern, Pennsylvania for its annual retreat and this one is bound to be even more powerful than usual because we will be celebrating a quintessential moment in the history of the Church – the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions at Fatima.

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Young Women of Grace Meet Bishop Gainer!

YWOG bishopby Christine Arnold, Women of Grace Regional Coordinator for Western PA

On Palm Sunday, Young Women of Grace from Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Harrisburg posed with Bishop Ronald Gainer at the celebration for World Youth Day with some 500 high school teens held on the grounds at Good Shepherd Parish in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.

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