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In Her Footsteps Women’s Conference

Answering the Invitation of the Feminine Genius.
July 27th 2024 | Notre Dame University
Answering the Invitation of the Feminine Genius.
July 27th 2024 | Notre Dame University
Grief is normal. The pain that comes with losing someone we love is normal. It is a process that is likely to take you through a range of difficult emotions. It can hurt a lot. There is no time limit on grieving. It’s okay to feel sad and alone on days that hold painful memories and meaning. It can be helpful to let yourself feel your grief and express your emotions.

Read more here: Working Through Grief & Loss

Over 360 times in scripture God reminds His people, “Be not afraid,” and “I am with you always.” In speaking of hope, our Catholic Catechism tells us, “Christian hope unfolds from the beginning of Jesus’ preaching in the proclamation of the beatitudes.” The beatitudes speak of challenges many of us may be able to relate to at this time. However, as the Catechism reminds us, “the  beatitudes raise our hope toward heaven… We can therefore hope in the glory of heaven promised by God to those who love him and do his will. In every circumstance, each one of us should hope, with the grace of God, to persevere.” A phenomenon like the CoViD-19 global pandemic raises many difficult feelings. Often, it’s not just one feeling but many mixed in together. These feelings can challenge our relationship with God and raise many questions.

Read more here: Managing Anxiety in Times of Stress