Good Riddance to Miss America’s Swimsuit Competition

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The new all-woman leadership of the Miss America pageant has decided to draw more attention to the beauty of authentic femininity rather than women’s body parts by axing the swimsuit competition and doing away with the concept of judging contestants based on their physical appearance. What could be wrong with that?

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Homily From Nuptial Mass of Jack Williams & Johnnette Benkovic

On Friday, May 25, Women of Grace® founder Johnnette Benkovic and the General Manager of  EWTN Radio, Jack Williams, were united during a nuptial Mass at Espiritu Santo Catholic Church in Safety Harbor, Florida, in a ceremony that celebrated the sacredness of this sacrament as well as the love that brought the two of them to the foot of the Lord’s altar. Thanks to the generosity of Father Wade L. J. Menezes, CPM, who officiated at the Mass, the following is the homily he gave during this celebration.

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Pray As They Say “I Do”: Jack and Johnnette’s Wedding

The wedding of Johnnette Benkovic and Jack Williams will soon be here! Praise be to God! If you would like to share in their great joy, below are some of the ways you can do so:
As a member of our Women of Grace® family
 
THE GIFT OF YOUR PRAYERS
 
 ARE REQUESTED FOR 
 
FOR 
 
Johnnette Simon Benkovic
 
and 
 
Jack Leonard Williams
 
WHO WILL BE JOINED IN
 
THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY MATRIMONY
AT THE NUPTIAL MASS 
BEING HELD ON FRIDAY, MAY 25th, 2018

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Join the Diocese of St. Petersburg in Consecration to the Immaculate Heart!

Women of Grace® is inviting you to participate in a very special event that will be taking place this Sunday, May 6, in the home diocese of our apostolate – the Diocese of St. Petersburg – when Bishop Gregory Parkes will consecrate the diocese to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

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Did You Know the First Feminists Were Christian?

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Isn’t it ironic that because of the Women’s March that took place in January of 2017, a march that deliberately excluded Christian women who embraced a life-affirming vision of women’s equality, the word “feminism” became the most looked-up word in the dictionary for 2017. Obviously, the organizers of the March had no idea that the very concept of feminism began with Jesus Christ.

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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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Irish Catholics Flock to Rosary Crusade

Map showing hundreds of locations in Ireland where the Rosary was prayed on Sunday

In what is being hailed as one of the largest prayer initiatives in Ireland in 40 years, tens of thousands of Catholics flocked to over 270 locations along the coast of Ireland on Sunday to pray the Rosary in order to prevent the legalization of abortion and to restore the faith to what was once the most Catholic nation on earth.

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Irish Catholics Planning Massive Rosary Rally

As the country of Ireland prepares for next year’s abortion referendum, the faithful are planning to follow Poland’s lead by staging a massive Rosary rally around the country which will take place this year on November 26.

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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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Join the Worldwide Rosary Campaign for Peace

In addition to our own worldwide Rosary campaign here at Women of Grace, at least one million Catholics in Poland have pledged to take up their rosaries on October 7, the 446th anniversary of the victory of the Christian fleet over an armada of Muslim Ottomans, with the hopes of saving their country from the invasion of non-Christian values.

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