When Women Pray-Eleven Catholic Women on the Power of Prayer by Kathleen Beckman

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Here is a book that will inspire a new outpouring of prayer for healing and holiness. This timely work proclaims the joy of prayer and wealth of grace entrusted to praying women. Through poignant personal stories and Church teaching, eleven Catholic women magnify the Marian vocation of living as contemplatives in action. For personal or group retreats, each chapter ends with spiritual reflections: Ponder, Practice, Pray , and the Feminine Wisdom of women saints. The Eucharist, Scripture and Mary are beautifully highlighted in chapters from these Catholic women:

  • Kathleen Beckman
  • Johnnette Benkovic
  • Dr. Ronda Chervin
  • Dr. Pia de Solenni
  • Dr. Mary Healy
  • Lisa M. Hendey
  • Joan Lewis
  • Kathyrn Jean Lopez
  • Marilyn Quirk
  • Vicki Thorn
  • Kelly Walhquist

The Foreword by Sr. Regina Marie Gorman, OCD speaks to every woman's heart. You'll journey with these authors through joys and sorrows to discover the transformative joy of prayer. You'll also learn:

  • How prayer is a willed, practiced response to Love
  • Scriptural lessons on how Mary prays
  • Why spiritual mothers are God's special weapons against evil
  • How a pierced, broken heart prays
  • How the Holy Spirit releases the power of prayer
  • How prayer can heal hurting women
  • How a women's prayer impacts the family