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St. Francis of Assisi Church hosts National Women of Grace Conference

GRAPEVINE -- “The Holy Spirit is illuminating the minds and hearts of the daughters of God to the reality of who they truly are in light of the great gift of their authentic femininity,” said Johnnette Benkovic, Women of Grace founder, during the 2015 Women of Grace National Conference Oct. 23-25 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Grapevine.

At Dallas ministry conference, couples learn steps to more joyful marriage

DALLAS -- Dr. James Healy, Director of the Office of Family Ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Joliet, Illinois, spoke at the University of Dallas Ministry Conference Saturday, Oct. 25 at Dallas’s Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. His talk, “Making Happiness a Habit: Four Steps to a More Joyful Marriage,” provided married couples with simple daily rituals for a more blissful marriage.

Vatican expert John Allen: Synod’s aftermath a ‘massive moment’ that all Catholics must take part in

DALLAS — Speaking to an audience of more than 800 Catholics Oct. 23, renowned Vatican analyst, author, and reporter John Allen Jr. spoke on a subject that was likely on many minds: the Synod of Bishops on the Family and what it would hold for the Catholic Church’s future.