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A “Blessed, Beautiful, & Bodacious” Retreat with MCCW — with photos too!

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to share the themes from my new book, Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious at the annual Military Council of Catholic Women’s (MCCW) retreat held at the chapel on the post at Carlisle Barracks, where the US Army War College is located.  What a wonderful group of 68 women! Most of…

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This just in: Now it’s “Pope emeritus” for Benedict XVI!

Here’s the story from NEWS.va.  In short: Benedict XVI will be “Pontiff emeritus” or “Pope emeritus”, as Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., director of the Holy See Press Office, reported in a press conference on th final days of the current pontificate. He will keep the name of “His Holiness, Benedict XVI” and will dress in a…

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UPDATED* — “Pope emeritus”! After his abdication, what do we call Pope Benedict? His Holiness, Benedict XVI, Bishop Emeritus of Rome.

He’ll need a new Twitter handle too. I’m suggesting @BXVIBER. Don’t stop writing, Holy Father. We’ll need your tweets so we can read your new blog. I can’t wait til he posts his first Lisa-Hendey-esque style tweet with the “View from my Office”… *UPDATE 2.26.2013.  News from the Vatican is that they are going with…

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Amazing news from an amazing pope… smack dab in the Year of Faith, let us continue be faithful!

Today our beloved Holy Father, Benedict XVI, announced the stunning news that he is going to resign the papacy on Feb 28. Smack dab in the Year of Faith, we will now have  a conclave to elect a successor, taking place in the heart of Lent. We as a Universal Church have another excellent reason…

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The bodacious message of a woman’s dignity and gifts — my interview on Relevant Radio today. Links to listen!

Okay, being a former radio deejay myself, I really appreciate a smooth delivery and articulation of a clear message…. would that I might have been describing me! But today I held my own and relaxed because I was in the hands of a real pro — an Emmy Award-winner, a great writer, and media host,…

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Newtown CT: We pray with you and mourn with you. (Here’s my latest on Patheos on turning to the God who saves.)

Newtown CT: we pray for you and we mourn with you. Like so many of you, I’ve been disturbed about the carnage that took place in the sanctuary of an elementary school in Connecticut. Here’s a few thoughts on what I learned by recalling that the liturgical calendar places the Feast of the Holy Innocents…

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Come join me to hear the choir at the Daughters of St Paul Christmas Concert in Boston: Sunday, 3pm

Bob and I have a date on Sunday afternoon, but I wouldn’t mind you all sharing in the fun! Some of my favorite media nuns are singing Christmas carols in Boston. Join us Sunday at 3pm in Jamaica Plain! I’ve already talked this up on Among Women this week! But here are the details.

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Wow, Advent starts in 4 weeks? Join me for a One-day Women’s Retreat Dec 1 in Chicago!

Can’t join us? Maybe there’s another date down the road when we can meet. There’s more coming up in 2013 with the release of my book, so check out my speaking page for details about future events.

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Video: I am “among women” who speak for themselves with respect to the HHS mandate’s curtailing of religious freedom.

I’m happy to add my voice to the women who are opposing the HHS Mandate in America… and you’ll see my face in this video at 2:06-2:09 (lower right side of the screen). Here’s to a more thoughtful, more complete vision of women’s freedom… and to a stronger reception of religious liberty in America than we…

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A First Look at Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious

drumroll please…. For those of you in-the-know, I’m still on hiatus…. and will return with podcasts and blog posts (right here!) after Labor Day weekend. But I couldn’t resist sharing this news with you!  

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