Pope: Without Mothers, Society Would be Merciless

mary of nazarethIn his homily celebrating the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God, Pope Francis said that it is the maternal face of a mother that protects society from the corrosive disease of being “spiritual orphans” – people who have no sense of belonging and become narcissistic and interested in only their own interests.

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Young Women of Grace Speak Up . . . From Trinidad!

(L/R) Emily Pouchet, Anna-Maria Williams, Vianney Williams, with Johnnette

(L/R) Emily Pouchet, Anna-Maria Williams, Vianney Williams, with Johnnette

Despite being less than six months since it’s official launch, Young Women of Grace is already making its way around the world. Riding on the wings of the Holy Spirit, it was brought to Trinidad where several young women took the course this summer and weren’t shy about telling us what they thought about it!

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West Texas Women of Grace Thrives

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We received the beautiful letter below from Beatriz Machuca, one of our Texas facilitators:

On August 15, 2016, the Feast Day of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Texas Catholic Communities of the El Paso Diocese, Women of Grace Study Program celebrated the completion of the “Full of Grace: Women and the Abundant Life.” Fourteen women graduated the study which began in March 2016.  During the 20 weeks the women who journeyed through the study, bloomed like butterflies.  Their transformation was a wonder to see, how each embraced their femininity and dignity as daughter of Our Amazing King, Jesus.  God really outdid Himself with this bunch.   Read the rest…

Catholic School Principal: Why I Encourage Others To Join the Women of Grace Study Program

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Mrs. Joni Duos, Principal, Our Lady of Fatima School, Lafayette, LA

As a Catholic school Principal of 930 students, my life is very busy. As a mother of two children and 4 grandchildren, my life is full of activity. As a wife, sister and daughter, my life is full of obligations. Time is scarce, energy is never enough and my rope of life seems to want to unravel quite often! Read the rest…

Pioneers Apply God’s Wisdom to the World

The Pioneers with the youngest member of the group - six week-old Alaina Therese

The Pioneers with the youngest member of the group – six week-old Alaina Therese

The pioneers have just begun their study of Chapter Five, Wisdom for the Abundant Life, and decided to apply these teachings in a way that is particularly relevant to young women – the way the media portrays us.

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