faith formation

Women's Faith Formation

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Thank you, every woman, for the simple fact of being a woman! Through the insight which is so much a part of your womanhood you enrich the world’s understanding and help to make human relations more honest and authentic.

Pope John Paul II, Letter to Women

In 1995, Pope John Paul II said, “woman has a genius all her own, which is vitally essential to both society and the Church.” The Church understands that a woman, created in the image of God, bears within herself unique gifts that make a tremendous contribution to the world. The more a woman draws near to Jesus Christ and cultivates a rich spiritual life in the Church, her gifts are illumined and her capacities flourish. This not only affords a woman deep personal fulfillment, but also gives her the capacity to bring about the transformation of lives, culture and society.

The Church wishes to support women in the journey of discovering their dignity and in living out their vocation. Here are some great faith formation programs and events that you might consider:

 

 

13

October

2018

52nd Annual W-RDCCW Convention &
Diocesan Women's Conference

The Diocese of Winona-Rochester and the Winona-Rochester Diocesan Council of Catholic Women invite you to: "Look to Mary" Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 - 3:00 at Sacred Heart, Owatonna

Featuring Keynote Speaker Deb McManimon of St. Paul Street Evangelization

To register and find more  details:  /event-details/507