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Tag: Life

Women Helping Women

1 year ago

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March 25, 2020, the Solemnity of the Annunciation, was the 25th anniversary of the promulgation of Evangelium Vitae, or “The Gospel of Life.” This beautiful encyclical written by Pope Saint John Paul II speaks clearly about the intrinsic value of human life. In an effort to celebrate the 25th anniversary, the United States Conference of…

Every Baby Matters

2 years ago

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I don’t follow Hollywood people or news much. Half the time, if something shows up on my newsfeed I don’t even know who the people are. But over the last couple of days, I have seen a lot about Chrissy Teigen and John Legend losing their preborn son due to miscarriage. The couple has posted…

Peace & Healing

3 years ago

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Last week, I attended the Annual Convention for the National Council of Catholic Women. I have been serving as President of our Peoria Diocesan Council since October of 2016. Over the years, I met many amazing women, including new friends made in Atlanta. There were many highlights, but one in particular stands out for many…

Special Project!

4 years ago

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Just a quick note to share some exciting news.  Earlier this year, I was invited to contribute a personal reflection for a new book by Catholic author and speaker Colleen C Mitchell!  I met Colleen in June of 2016 at the Finding Your Fiat women’s conference here in the Peoria Diocese.  The book is available at Franciscan…

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