Do everything in love

“Do everything in love.” – 1 Corinthians 16:14

Can you believe Election Day is less than a week away? We’ve faithfully prayed with each other throughout this season and have done all we can to get ourselves and our loved ones formed in the mind and heart of the Church. Now we must move forward and perform our civic duty, and vote with a properly formed conscience. Read the rest…

Are you a one-issue voter?

Have you been accused of being a “one issue voter” because you vote in accordance with Catholic Church teaching with regard to protecting and defending life? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, you are in very good company. Read the rest…

Women of Grace: St. Teresa of Avila (1515 – 1582)

St. Teresa of Avila shows us it is never too late to get serious about our prayer life. Born Dona Teresa Sanchez Cepeda Davila y Ahumada, Teresa was an active child with a big imagination and great sensitivity of heart. Little Teresa and her brother Roderigo were intrigued by the lives of the saints and the martyrs, and often sought to imitate their holy example. Read the rest…

Racism is a sin

Recently on the Women of Grace Live radio program, we received a letter from Angela, who shared her heart-wrenching story with Johnnette. She and her husband had recently experienced racism first hand. Through her pain and fear, Angela was able to pray for her persecutors, but asked Johnnette to intercede that they would understand their role going forward and for justice to prevail in their situation. Read the rest…

Doing what we ought

The recent nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the United States Supreme Court is probably one of the most polarizing events to take place during this year’s election season. It underscores how divided we are with regard to religious freedom, feminism and even the interpretation of the U.S. Constitution. Read the rest…

Behold your mother

Thank you for your ongoing support of Women of Grace/Living His Life Abundantly. You truly are helping to transform the world by partnering in our mission and I am abundantly grateful.

Recently, we celebrated the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. This title of the Blessed Mother is particularly meaningful for me and holds much significance. As many of you know, Our Lady was my constant spiritual companion as I sojourned through the pilgrimage of pain I experienced when my son, Simon, was killed in a vehicular accident and then, when my late husband, Anthony, journeyed through the cross of terminal brain cancer.

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