When 45-year-old Deanna Williston of Sykesville, Maryland completed her Master’s degree in Education this year, this former home-schooling mom wondered “What next?” But then she heard about the Benedicta Leadership Institute’s new Catholic Women’s Leadership program at Holy Apostles College and Seminary and suddenly it all clicked – “This is it for me!”
International outrage is growing over photos taken of a catwalk in China where girls as young as five were modeling sexy lingerie.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
There’s nothing that Planned Parenthood would like more than to jump on the Wonder Woman bandwagon, but this production is hardly the epitome of the old-school feminism that inspired the story nearly 75 years ago.
Recently I welcomed guest Sue Ellen Browder, author of the book “Subverted: How I Helped the Sexual Revolution Hijack the Women’s Movement” to talk about the hijacking and manipulation of woman in modern-day society. Read the rest…
In 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.
The pioneer group of Young Women of Grace has officially graduated!
The Most Rev. Ronald W. Gainer, bishop of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has issued a ringing endorsement of the Women of Grace program, calling it a program that has produced good fruits in the lives of women for the past decade.
Last fall I picked up a book in our parish bookstore – and couldn’t put it down. Alice von Hildebrand’s Memoirs of a Happy Failure captured me with it’s title. You see, it promised a glimpse into the life of a woman I had admired since encountering her work as a theology undergrad writing a thesis on spiritual maternity. Read the rest…
Imagine you and your spouse driving down an open road and all you see out the window is an endless body of water, along with a beautiful beach and captivating sunset. What is your first thought? Is it the beauty of God’s creation? Is it the thought of how the water came to be? Does your husband want to go fishing? Or do you wish you could lie down and relax on the beach? Regardless of what your thoughts or desires may be, God created that image, even if it was a manmade body of water. He created the water, he created the sand, and he has complete control over the sunset. He may have even put those desires on your heart: the desire to relax and rejuvenate what may have been lost amidst the busyness of your schedule.