Saturday, August 18, 2012

Among Women ReadHER 8.18.12...all the stuff we love: women saints, the rosary, Mary, and more!

Sorry for the late post, folks. I left this in draft mode. Silly me.

Among Women ReadHER 

Saints and Scholars --Meet some brilliant, bold and holy women
By Emily Stimpson at Our Sunday Visitor
Among Women fans will love this article about some awesome women saints.

Bill Buckley on Keeping the Faith
By Kathryn Jean Lopez at K-Lo at Large
A good read from the late Buckley on Lourdes and the mystery of faith, among other tasty tidbits.

10 Rosary Tips for Rosary Strugglers
By Rhonda Ortiz at Catholic Mom
Oh! This is g-r-e-a-t!

Violin for Sale
By Leticia Velasquez at Cause of our Joy
For the right person, this could be a find. (Leticia has been my guest on Among Women in the past year. Hear her talk about her book on this show.)

Creativity: What are You Creating?
By Jason Kotecki at Catholic Mom
Go make some fun!

After the Assumption
By Rebecca Teti at Faith and Family Live
A retrospective of highlights from different articles on the Assumption this week, including the Pope Benedict's homily.

Speaking of the Assumption...
So, you remember that I've written a book, now, don't you? One of my favorite homilies of ALL TIME on Mary from Pope Benedict XVI is the Homily he gave in 2005 on the Assumption... and yes, I actually quote a small segment of it in my book... but the reason I bring this up--not the book but Benedict-- is that while we are in the Octave of the Assumption, you really should read this homily. It will give you food for thought for a while. Mary loves us so very much. So, run along now. Go read.

Of course, two recent Among Women podcasts give you good stuff on the Assumption on AW 141 and AW 143 on the Queenship of Mary, the feast coming up on August 22.

UPDATE: Sorry for the incorrect link on Jason Kotecki's article, it is now corrected!

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