From Lost to Found: Benedicta Leadership Institute An Answer to Prayer

When Carmen Schattner moved from Michigan to upstate Pennsylvania four years ago, she left everything behind – her job, extended family, an active parish life – and suddenly found herself lost and alone in a strange new place. Until one day she heard a voice on the radio telling her “If you want to know why God created you, what it means to be a daughter of God, here’s what you need to do!” Her life would never be the same again.

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Young Women of Grace Facilitators Share Innovative Class Ideas

Facilitators of a new Young Women of Grace group are sharing innovative ways they used to make their classes come alive and as you can see, the girls are loving it!

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This World Needs Catholic Women’s Leadership!

The role of women in the world has never been as important as it is today, which is why so many Catholic women are deciding the time has come to hone their leadership skills in the first-of-its-kind Catholic Women’s Leadership Studies Program of the Benedicta Leadership Institute for Women.

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Women of Grace Help Give Satan the Boot

(L/R) Women of Grace® members Tricia Boylan, Mary Ann Wheeler and her daugher, Patsy Ann Merrell with Pilgrim Virgin statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Rosary rally.

Women of Grace®members who participated in a prayerful protest to prevent a satanic display from being erected in a public park in Florida are overjoyed to report that the display will NOT be erected this year!

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Advent is Made for Women! A Women of Grace Reflection

Thanks to the hard work of Women of Grace and the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Joseph’s Church in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, dozens of women were able to enjoy an afternoon of reflection on the meaning of Advent.

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Prayer for the Conversion of Hearts Will Change the World, Keynoter Tells Women’s Conference

Susan Brinkmann speaks at the Harrisburg Diocesan Women’s Conference on October 14

By Jen Reed, The Catholic Witness

Pray for the conversion of hearts – as the Blessed Mother instructed at Fatima – and the world will change.

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Harrisburg Women’s Conference Renews and Inspires

More than 900 women gathered at Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, Pa on October 14

Women of Grace had a very large footprint at the Diocese of Harrisburg’s Women’s Conference where more than 900 women gathered to be inspired and renewed in their vocation as daughters of God. Read the rest…

We Need More than Just One #DayoftheGirl

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

October 11 was recognized as the official International Day of the Girl Child which was meant to recognize the rights and girls and the unique challenges they face around the world – but why stop at just one day? Aren’t our girls worth a lifetime investment?

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Our Lady of Fatima and Women’s Role in World Peace

IMG_2324Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

History was made this year when Women of Grace® founder, Johnnette Benkovic, delivered a message about the dignity and vocation of women to the world stage at the United Nations – a message delivered while standing in the shadow of the same Pilgrim Virgin Statue that first visited this global entity 65 years ago!

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