Fall 2014 - Episode 1: Catholic Women and the New Saints
The hosts will discuss the legacy left to us by two new Saints, John Paul II and John XXIII and their teachings on women and on life.

Guest: Joan Lewis
Janet's Homework Assignment

Suggested reading:

Autobiography of St. John XXIII, Journal of a Soul published by Image/Doubleday in 1964 and republished as a paperback in 1999.

Documents by St John Paul ll

It is important to read these in date order so you can see his thinking over the span of years and how these documents build upon each other.

Christifidelis Laici (1988)
Mulieris Dignitatem(1988)
Veritatis Splendor (1993)
Evangelium Vitae (1995) (Use Priests For Life study guide for this document at prolifeproducts.org)
Letter to Women (1995)

Additional reading suggestion: St. John Paul the Great by Jason Evert


Extreme Makeover
God's Bucket List: Heaven's Surefire Way to Happiness in this Life and Beyond

by Teresa Tomeo

Examines what God wants for each of us: mercy, fruitfulness, fellowship, and peace, just to name a few, and explains what the Christian faith teaches about these gifts and how we can begin to achieve and cross out, one by one, the items on that heavenly list. God's Bucket List is published by Random House/Image Books.

Recall Abortion: Ending the Abortion Industry's Exploitation of Women

by Janet Morana

Janet Morana exposes the myriad ways abortion exploits women, and calls for a National recall of this deadly procedure.  Published by Saint Benedict Press.

Sign the petition to recall abortion.
The Kitchen Madonna The Kitchen Madonna:
Patroness of The Catholic View for Women

Mary was not only Jesus' Mother, but also a housewife. Her utensils are earthly and heavenly symbols. The key represents the safety in the house and also the way into heaven. The kettle symbolizes nourishment for body and soul. The broom represents cleanliness in the home and in thoughts and deeds. 
Available from EWTN Religious Catalogue

The Magnificat

Magnificat is a lavishly printed, easy-to-read pocket-sized worship aid, of more than 400 pages.

Magnificat can be used to follow the daily Mass and can also be read at home for personal or family prayer.
Available at Magnificat
Consider praying the Divine Office on a daily basis. 
The Divine Office provides psalms and prayers to be prayed at different times of the day. 
See www.divineoffice.org.