Young Woman of Grace Discovers How Powerful Women Can Be

Jill attended a Young Women of Grace group in western Pennsylvania in 2018.

“When I first started Young Women of Grace, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Fortunately, I was lucky enough to be in a group of girls that I was somewhat familiar with, but it helped us get a little closer because we were eager to grow more in our faith, especially as young women living in this generation. Probably the neatest thing about the program was the fact that inserted in the book were stories of real female saints that overcame incredible hardships. Personally this is striking because it shows how powerful women can be especially with the help of God.”

Senate Votes Tonight on Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act!

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has scheduled a Senate vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S.11) for tonight. If passed, the would extend federal legal protection not babies born alive during an abortion.

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Prayer is an act of love

February 25

“Prayer is an act of love; words are not needed.”
-St. Teresa of Avila

Today’s Reflection:

Do you do all the talking in prayer? Take five minutes out of your daily prayer time to be silent, thus giving God a chance to “speak” if He so chooses, and to enjoy the Stillness of eternal Love.

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Prayer is a wine

February 24
“Prayer is a wine which makes glad the heart of man . . .”
-St. Bernard
Today’s Reflection: 
Prayer was not meant to be a chore or just something else to do. It’s supposed to be a tender and loving encounter with the One whom we know loves us like no other. What can you do to make your prayer more intimate and authentic?

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Prayer is the language of God

February 23
“To pray is the same thing as to speak.”
-St. Isidore of Seville (7th Century)
Today’s Reflection:
Prayer is the language of God. It’s the way we get to know Him, to trust Him, to love Him. When you speak to Him in prayer, do you take time to share your real feelings with Him, or do you just tell Him what you think He wants to hear?

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Share a moment with God today

February 22

“He prays best who does not know that he is praying.”

-St Anthony (4th Century)

 

Today’s Reflection:

God wants to be more to us than just Someone we visit every Sunday morning. He wants to share our lives, our hopes, our dreams. Every time our thoughts turn to Him during the day, it’s a prayer, whether we realize it or not. Share a moment with God today!

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Feb. 23 Is National Day of Mourning for New Abortion Laws

Millions of Americans who are horrified by the passage of radical abortion laws allowing late-term abortions and even infanticide will have a chance to turn their outrage into action on Saturday, February 23, which has been declared a national “Day of Mourning.”

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The devil is very much afraid of resolute souls

February 21

“The devil is very much afraid of resolute souls, knowing by experience that they inflict great injury upon him.”

-St. Teresa of Avila

Today’s Reflection:

How resolute are you in the practice of daily prayer and the pursuit of a genuine relationship with God? Are you allowing “busy-ness” to interrupt your spiritual life? Bring these challenges to God and ask Him to give you the grace to strengthen your resolve.

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Try These Holy Hacks for Lent . . . and Beyond

The season of Lent is right around the corner and if you’re secretly dreading the beginning of this penitential time of the year, a new book full of “holy hacks” for life might be just what you need to make this Lent as efficacious as it is joyful!

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