Feast of St. Bridget of Sweden

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St. Bridget of Sweden by Eleanor Day

For the Feast of St. Bridget, we recommend the painting “St. Bridget of Sweden” by the Catholic artist Eleanor Day. Find more of her work here. Melissa Musick encourages us to, “Honor Bridget today: write a letter to an elected official about a matter of justice and demand that justice be done.” Read more after the jump:

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To The Lady Ashamed of Being Pregnant With Her Fourth

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Sylvia Bass writes about how women with more than 2 or 3 children are judged and shamed by a society that is not welcoming to life. “You have no idea how many people offer their condolences.” It’s in The Huffington Post here: To The Lady Ashamed of Being Pregnant With Her Fourth.

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TCC Video: Catholicism | Soul Pancake

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Zach Anner, from Soul Pancake, meets a young Catholic convert named Blythe and her five kids, and in the process learns about their faith and life. (Of course, it goes without saying that you don’t have to be a stay at home mom, have five kids, homeschool, or raise chickens to be a Catholic, but her interview is still pretty great.) Watch it after the jump:

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