“The life of the Church in the Third Millennium will certainly not be lacking in new and surprising manifestations of “the feminine genius.” (St. John Paul II, “Letter to Women”)
If you are like me online or on social media, you regularly seek out Catholic resources for inspiration and renewal. Right now, the resources available to Catholic women, by Catholic women, contain a contagious energy and spirit.
Maybe you listen to the Abiding Together podcast. Maybe you read the Blessed Is She blog or their daily devotions, or maybe you’ve studied the resources of Endow Ministries. Maybe you read the many inspirational books written by Catholic women. Or maybe you are a member of The Daughters of Mary and are currently in the middle of the Discovering Our Dignity or Opening Your Heart Bible studies from Walking with Purpose.
In all these resources, women are being called to get their hearts, identities, and souls in order, because the Church needs us. The Church-in-crisis, the wounded-Church, needs what women offer—what only women offer.Read More