Women Of Grace 051518 - Marian Impressions by EWTN Catholic Radio published on 2018-05-15T18:51:03Z On Today Women of Grace host Johnnette Benkovic talks about a passage from a book by Gretrud Von Le Fort has left an impression on her. Taking Mary, Virgin and Mother, as her model, von le Fort reflects on the significance of woman's spiritual and physical receptivity that constitutes her very essence, as well as her role in both the creation and redemption of human beings. Mary's fiat to God is the pathway to our salvation, as it is inextricably linked with the obedience unto death of Jesus her son. Mary's acceptance of her maternity symbolizes for all mankind the self-surrender to the Creator required of every human soul. Since any woman's acceptance of motherhood is likewise a yes to God, when womanhood and motherhood are properly understood and appreciated, the nature of the soul's relationship to God is revealed. Christie called and wants to know how to get her parish and husband to consecrate to Mary. Johnnette shares that by doing this you will receive many graces. Caller Maura wants to know how consecration to Our Lady will help sharp her as a Catholic? This was an exciting question for Johnnette and her answer on today’s WOMEN OF GRACE is amazing.