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A Woman Saint for Our Time: Julie Billiart

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on November 11, 2020

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A question on Facebook today was, “Will you still serve God if Christianity becomes a felony?” That might seem a farfetched question at first. But in view of the chaos in our country recently—vandalized religious statues, attacks on churches; attempts to eliminate God in schools, in the Pledge of Allegiance, and on our coins—the question […]

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A Saint for Our Time: St. Julie Billiart

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 20, 2020

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Many people have never heard of St. Julie Billiart. She happens to be the foundress of the Sisters of Notre Dame and the spiritual mother of us Coesfeld Notre Dames. I remember in grade school praying for her canonization, which occurred fifty years ago. In honor of that anniversary, we Chardon SNDs had planned a […]

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Saint Julie Billiart: A Woman for Our Time

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 8, 2019

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Although St. Julie Billiart lived from 1751 to 1816, several aspects of her life parallel our current world. My latest book is her biography in the form of a novel:  The Walking Love of God: St. Julie Billiart. (It contains colored photos, which makes it more expensive, but I thought it was worth it.) Here […]

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