Mary’s Example of Femininity

Today’s modern woman is a victim of what we might call the superwomen syndrome. The feminist mantra of gender equality and freedom from patriarchal oppression has failed to secure her happiness. Rather, many women face the daily grind of pushing themselves to excel at juggling a professional career, family life as well as the societal [...]

Mary Glowrey – Part 1 The Story of her Life

For some, Mary Glowrey needs no introduction, but for many, they have never heard of this pioneering woman who  is on the road to becoming Australia's next saint. We will be presenting a three part series on her life based on the talk given at an Anima event in October 2017 by Helenka Pasztetnik. Thank you so [...]

Breathing New Life into Women’s Dignity.

Today many young women not only refuse to describe themselves as “feminists” they have no idea that “International Women’s Day” on March 8th, began on the day that women in Germany and Austria first attained the right to vote in 1911. Christian women both in Germany and around the world were key players in promoting [...]

Our Patronesses

Over twenty years ago, St John Paul II wrote in his Apostolic Letter on the Dignity and Vocation of Women (Mulieris Dignitatem): ‘From the beginning of Christ’s mission, women show to him and to his mystery a special sensitivity which is characteristic of their femininity. It must also be said that this is especially confirmed in [...]