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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CDC: Fewer Teens Having Sex

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Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found a significant decline in the number of teens who say they’ve ever had sex, especially among African American and Hispanic youth.

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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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Study Finds Girls Under Pressure to Sext

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

An alarming new study from Northwestern University has found that teen girls are under increasing pressure to send nude photos with two-thirds of the girls surveyed saying the request was made in exchange for affection.

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GirlGuides UK Opens Facilities to Male Guides

Girlguiding UK, which is the country’s equivalent of the Girl Scouts, recently decided to allow males who identify as females to not become Guides, but has now extended that decision to allow boys to use the same bathrooms, showers, and tents as the girls.

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Heroic Teen Chooses Life

Hannah Mongie (YouTube)

Just two months after graduating high school, 19 year-old Hannah Mongie discovered she was pregnant. Both she and the baby’s father were ecstatic and planned to stay together through the birth of the child to see if they could make it work – until tragedy struck and Hannah’s world was turned upside down.

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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…

Let’s Continue Our Lady’s Peace Plan for the World!

Sanctuary of Fatima, Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary

Sanctuary of Fatima, Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

We just celebrated the 100th anniversary of the last apparition of Fatima and the famous Miracle of the Sun, but the messages that rocked the world a century ago continue to speak to the hearts and minds of the faithful everywhere.

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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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Young Women Impacted Most by Record High STDs

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

More than two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the United States in 2016, the highest number ever, according to the annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – with young women bearing the brunt of these infections.

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