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Nearly all works of mercy covered by DCCW Appreciation Luncheon honorees

The sun shines on the volunteers honored by the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women on April 14. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

Name a corporal or spiritual work of mercy and it has probably been covered by one of the 45 volunteers who were honored by the Peoria Diocesan Council of Catholic Women at its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on April 14. “In this Year of Mercy, our diocesan parish volunteers stand out in their tireless service […]

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‘For Her’ online magazine aims to help women have life of ‘beauty, meaning’

Cynthia Dermody, editor in chief of "For Her" magazine, said the new online magazine launched by Aleteia was created for "the modern Catholic woman." (CNS/handout)

By Julie Asher, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Women’s fashion and lifestyle magazines abound on the Internet and in print, but there’s still a void in what those offer to women, according to the editor of a new online magazine launched by the global Catholic network Aleteia.org. For Her — forher.aleteia.org — was created […]

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Are women more religious than men?

Women, especially among Christians around the world, generally are more devout than men by several standard measures, according to a Pew Research Center report released Tuesday. In the United States in particular, women of all religions are more likely than men to say they pray daily (64 percent to 47 percent); attend religious services at […]

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