GIVEN Academy: Crafting a Masterpiece of Your Life for God with Dr. Jem Sullivan

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From a young age, women absorb unrealistic cultural expectations of beauty. The messages of popular culture create constant pressures and insecurities when a woman feels she does not measure up to worldly standards of beauty.  How does our Catholic faith offer women a different perspective on feminine beauty that invites us to craft out of our life a masterpiece for [...]

GIVEN Academy: Handling Ethical Situations in the Workplace with Sr. Michaela Serpa, FSE

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It is impossible to anticipate all the ethical issues that one might encounter in the workplace.  Sister Michaela hopes to help you develop confidence and skills to think through the issues, access valuable resources, understand the interpersonal dynamics, and learn effective approaches to communication and dialogue with those of different perspectives. She will share some of her experience navigating ethical [...]

GIVEN Academy: From Water into Wine: A Practical and Pastoral Approach to turn Resources into Impact with Ashley Conley

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Not too long ago a Parish Finance Committee Chair suggested parishes don’t need to budget.  “God will provide” he said.  While it is true that God will provide, that doesn’t absolve us of our responsibility to be good stewards of the gifts, or in this case, financial resources, He has given us. Better yet, if we want to actually “Go [...]

GIVEN Academy: Becoming Magdalene in a Martha vs. Mary World with Danielle Brown

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Caught between a productive yet testy Martha, consumed by her role as a servant, and a Mary whose part the Lord endorses as the better part as she rests and abides in Him, how does a woman in the workplace know how to successfully navigate these personality types? Is there a third way? Becoming Magdalene will explore lessons we can [...]