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Classy Fashion Friday #1

Welcome to our first Classy Fashion Friday post, in which I (Melody) model a 1950’s-style polka dot swing dress I made. The 50’s are my absolute favourite fashion period; the wide skirts and fitted bodices feel super feminine and pretty. 32 more words


A New Book Describes the Women's Wing of the U.S. Anti-Abortion Movement

I just wrote a review (for a librarians’ journal) of Women against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century by Karissa Haugeberg, an assistant professor of history at Tulane University. 579 more words

In Defense of Veiling

Judging eyes, hesitant signs of peace, and stares; this is the reaction to veiled women in the Catholic Church today. Whether intentional or not, this revulsion to the veil is concerning and in my opinion, stems from a lack of genuine understanding of its purpose and symbolism in the Catholic Church. 973 more words

Catholic Women

Pope Francis on Mary

I did not get a chance to write my Empowered Catholic Women post for this week…but I promise there will be one next week! I did come across this article though and it states so eloquently what I was hoping to convey in my own… 145 more words


Empowered Catholic Women

What does it mean to be empowered? Particularly as a woman?

I’ve been absent from this blog for awhile. As many of you know, I struggled with infertility for years and was blessed with a miracle baby boy just six months ago. 655 more words


Women in the Catholic Church

An article was republished this week by a rather liberal Catholic group called “Voice of the Faithful.” This article addresses Pope Francis and the way he sees Catholic women. 829 more words

Catholic Theology

A Catholic Woman in Ministry

For many years, I have listened patiently, while others have stood in front of me with righteous indignation, stating that the Catholic church doesn’t allow women in ministry positions. 2,601 more words

St. Francis Of Assisi