St. Rita was “small in stature but great in holiness, who lived in humility and is now known throughout the world for her heroic Christian life as a wife, mother, widow and nun.” – Pope St. John Paul II
The desire for a child is an innate yearning share by many women; however, the struggle to fulfill this longing can be very burdening. Hannah from the Bible encountered these difficulties before achieving her heart’s desire, but remained steadfast in her trust in God throughout.
Meeting each morning as an opportunity for prayer and love – in motherhood, in the workplace, in the many nooks and crannies of the world – that is possible. And it strengthens us for the heroic, the impossible, the possible-only-with God. That is the secret of St. Gianna, Claire Dwyer reveals.
Jessica Fahy concludes her two-part series on the demands of motherhood, focusing today on inconstancy in prayer and offering practical advice on what can be done about it.
Jessica Fahy muses about the demands of motherhood and how that can affect prayer, and inconstancy in prayer, in part one of this two-part series.
What is the source of all the Blessed Mother’s privileges? Why is She not mentioned more in Scripture? Find out when Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalene reflects on today’s solemnity.