Posts Tagged ‘motherhood’
Good mothers bring tenderness to society, Pope Francis says. We can all follow the example of Mary, the Mother of God and first disciple.
While in Ecuador, Pope Francis delivered a homily and meditated on the intersection of the Gospel story of the Wedding at Cana and family life today.
Speaking to a group of consecrated men and women, Pope Francis highlighted the relationship between the consecrated life and marriage, and the importance of women’s “feminine genius” in the Church.
In his first Audience of 2015, Pope Francis reflected on the importance of motherhood for children and all of society.
In the fall of 2011, my husband Patrick and I had been married eight years and our family was rapidly growing. Our oldest child had just turned six and we were expecting our fifth child in December. John Paul was born on December 6, 2011. We knew immediately that something was very wrong.
What will your legacy be? Sara reflects here on the “little moments” of sacrifice for the good of her husband and son. “While small, these are tasks of monumental importance because it is through them that I will leave my legacy.”
A phone call during her workday, from her sick son, illuminated the “internal contradiction” Stacey feels between her identity as a mother and her weekday work responsibilities. In this post, she reflects on the challenge of reconciling motherhood and work outside the home – a challenge well-known to many.
Saying “yes” to time for your marriage and family could mean saying “no” to good things, as Sara and Justin write about here. As Fall begins, with increased activities for many families, their advice is timely.