A Different Image of Catholic Femininity

If you ask someone to choose an illustration of "Catholic femininity" what do you think they might describe? An aproned Mother in a kitchen surrounded by a small army of well-behaved children? A traditionally habited nun, eyes downcast in prayer? A modest school girl with a plaid skirt covering her knees? An elderly lady kneeling …

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Does a Woman Have to be Feminine to be a Good Catholic?

Does a woman have to be "feminine" to be a good Catholic? It depends. Whose definition of feminine are you using? If you are going by what is portrayed as feminine in the secular culture, no you don't. If you are using the way the Church sees women, as a whole body and soul in …

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The Power of Femininity

"Yet, what makes a woman feminine? Is it the clothing she wears? The jewelry which may, or may not, adorn her limbs? Is it her hairstyle?  Or, could it simply be something more? Could there be more to the concept of femininity?" In today's piece, Anni explores femininity as it pertains to something just a little deeper than what the eye sees...