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Catholic Connection – Sept 28, 2021 – Hour 2

Msgr. Charles Pope – Conscience, COVID Vaccines and the Common Good. Emily Mentock tells us all about FemCatholic.

Segment 1 – Intro and News

Segment 2 & 3 – Conscience, COVID Vaccines and the Common Good
“We have come to a new chapter in the COVID-19 crisis and conflict that has gripped our Church, this nation and the world. The new chapter involves vaccinations, and the increasing mandates to receive them “or else.” The price of refusal ranges from the irritating weekly testing to fines, and all the way to job termination and banishment from places of trade and restaurants.” Msgr. Charles Pope joins us.

Monsignor Charles Pope was ordained a priest in 1989 for the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. He is a well-known blogger and writer, and has authored a question and answer column for Our Sunday Visitor since 2013. He gives numerous retreats and talks for laity and clergy.

Read his column here: Conscience, COVID Vaccines and the Common Good

Segment 4 – What is FemCatholic?

FemCatholic is one of three winners of the 2021 OSV Challenge. They are a platform that combines feminism and Catholicism. Founded under the patronage of St. Edith Stein and the belief that women are not only the greatest untapped resource in the Church but also the world, FemCatholic strives to promote women through education, encouragement, and empowerment. Their 3-part strategy is to educate, encourage, and empower. Emily Mentock joins us today.

Emily Mentock is Co-Founder of FemCatholic and the Head of Marketing and Channels. Emily and her husband, Drew, live in downtown Detroit where she works as Associate Director of Strategy for the archdiocese. Her passion for serving and empowering women with insightful, inspiring content began when she worked for Verily Magazine doing social media before helping launch Grotto Network for the University of Notre Dame.

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