Monthly Archives: February 2011

ENDOW Newsletter (December, 2009)

Written on February 21, 2011 at 9:54 am, by

Greetings, dear friends!   Once again, the season of Advent is upon us, and for this reason, we turn our gaze to the Blessed Virgin Mary.  The greatest mystery of Christianity entered the world by way of a woman ~ this woman.  For Catholic women like ourselves, Mary is the model of how we should ... Read More

ENDOW Newsletter (November, 2009)

Written on February 21, 2011 at 9:43 am, by

Dear Friends,                                                                I am excited to share with you our first monthly, online newsletter!  My hope is that this will be an effective way of staying in touch with each of you about recent and upcoming events involving ENDOW.  I am anxious for your feedback, so please feel free to email me any suggestions ... Read More

ENDOW Intensives

Written on February 15, 2011 at 10:56 am, by

Be renewed in your faith…in just one day! ENDOW “Intensives” are specially designed to reach the needs of today’s busy Catholics. Made to appeal to those who cannot commit to a standard 8-week course, an “Intensive” condenses the material of one of our study guides into a fascinating and convenient day-long class. While the setting ... Read More

Some Gems from St. Virginia

Written on February 14, 2011 at 12:05 pm, by

By Jamie Gruber Today is the feast day of St. Virginia Centurione Bracelli. The patroness of widowers. Two things struck me this morning as I contemplated her life. I found a great article about her on the Vatican’s website and I thought I would share with you some tidbits of her life today: Husbands “…Virginia, ... Read More

Sacrifice of Enduring Love: A Eucharistic Congress

Written on February 14, 2011 at 11:26 am, by

  ENDOW’s Executive Director, Terry Polakovic, presented at the The Eucharistic Congress held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C. on September 11-12, 2009. The Congress, entitled Sacrifice of Enduring Love, was sponsored by the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR) consisted of: celebration of the Liturgy, ... Read More

ENDOW invited to Rome!

Written on February 14, 2011 at 11:21 am, by

 On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the apostolic letter Mulieris Dignitatem (On the Dignity and Vocation of Women), the Pontifical Council for the Laity held an international conference on the theme:  “Woman and man, the Humanum in its Entirety.”  It took place on February 7-9, 2008 in Rome, Italy with 250 participants from ... Read More

20th Anniversary of Mulieris Dignitatem

Written on February 14, 2011 at 11:17 am, by

2008 marks the 20th anniversary since Pope John Paul II wrote Mulieris Dignitatem (On the Dignity and Vocation of Women).  In his apostolic letter, Mulieris Dignitatem, John Paul II meditates on the anthropology of man and woman, God’s intention for their relationship, and the result of original sin. He also explores the relationship that Jesus ... Read More

Endow’s Executive Director

Written on February 14, 2011 at 11:16 am, by

As the Co-founder, Executive Director, and Chief Editor of the Endow Study Guides, Terry Polakovic brings 25 years of non-profit leadership to Endow.  Founded in 2003, Endow has grown from an idea into an international women’s ministry.  Over 5,400 women have participated in Endow study groups in the last six years.  In addition to leading Endow, ... Read More

2010 ENDOW Conference Speakers

Written on February 14, 2011 at 10:15 am, by

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez  “Strong Women and Holy Mothers; Lessons from Scripture and the Lives of the Saints” Archbishop Jose H. Gomez is a Founding ENDOW Board Member and has been a friend of ENDOW since he was ordained the auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Denver.  In 2005 he was appointed the Archbishop of ... Read More

Date with Dignity

Written on February 11, 2011 at 12:48 pm, by

   As ENDOW continues to grow across the US and Canada, we find that our message is for all women of all time.  But in a particular way, the message of the authentic origin, identity, and mission of women is needed very much on college campuses.  The St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center, the Catholic center ... Read More