160 pages – Suggested weeks to complete 12 weeks minimum

Table of Contents
Chapter One – Sign of the Times
Chapter Two – Mother of God, Theotokos
Chapter Three – Image & Likeness of God
Chapter Four – Eve-Mary
Chapter Five – Jesus Christ
Chapter Six – Motherhood-Virginity
Chapter Seven – The Church, the Bride of Christ
Chapter Eight – The Greatest of These Is Love

A sample two-hour session
7:00 p.m. – Hellos
7:15–7:20 p.m. – Opening Prayer
7:20–8:50 p.m. – Read & Discuss
8:50 p.m. – Closing Prayers/Announcements
9:00 p.m. – Goodbyes

Supplemental resources

Paying it forward
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This apostolic letter contains the theological and philosophical underpinnings of Pope Saint John Paul II’s understanding of woman and her vocation. We are invited to ponder along with the Holy Father, the anthropology of man and woman, God’s intention for their relationship, woman’s vocation to motherhood, and the Church as Bride of Christ. John Paul II offers age-old truth with a freshness of thought that explains how “feminine genius” is essential to building a civilization of life and love.

Navigating the study
Along with John Paul II’s Letter to Women, Mulieris Dignitatem is Endow’s foundational text. It is also one of our most in-depth and robust studies. Although there are 8 chapters, we recommend a minimum of 12 weeks to complete this study. A quick note for facilitators of this study:

  • There are many discussion questions in this study guide. It is up to the discretion of the facilitator to follow the lead of the women as well as the Holy Spirit in helping steward the questions that are most striking to the group!

The commentary for this study guide was written by Dr. Madelynn Winstead and Terry Polakovic, co-founder of Endow and author of the Teacher of Prayer: St. Teresa of Avila study.

We are here to support you
Throughout your study, as spiritual, theological, or pastoral questions arise, please contact us for support. Please also consider emailing us testimonies from your group! We love to hear what the Lord is doing through Endow!

The Endow team is here to support you in studying this important document! For an initial 20-minute Zoom meeting with us, please contact [email protected] with the subject line “Mentoring meeting”

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