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St. Edmond’s Academy honors its moms with adapted Mothers Day tradition

BRANDYWINE HUNDRED — St. Edmond’s Academy did not let the coronavirus pandemic get in the way of an annual tradition. The all-boys school honored...

Four words that sum up the entire ethos of motherhood —...

Moments after my daughter was born, I began to lose consciousness. As I held my child, the nurses lowered the bed to help me...

Mother’s Day video presentation includes images of Our Lady from across...

As Mother's Day is upon us, thoughts often turn to Mary, the mother of Christ. Some of us still have and love our own mothers,...

God won’t give us more than we can handle, so God...

The pandemic has overshadowed much of the "usual" news in the world, but there is one thing it cannot, absolutely must not, take the...

The gift of adoption: A new mom’s glimpse of the Father’s...

The biggest adventure of our marriage began just a few weeks after our sixth anniversary. Fueled by faith, dreams and a photograph, we boarded...

Acknowledging and appreciating the motherly strength that comes from God

"Lord, give me strength." This has been my mantra of late, every morning when I start to hear the first whines and cries from my...

Adoptive mom brings wider perspective on Mother’s Day

My first Mother's Day as a mom was as special as I'd dreamed it would be. My husband got me a bouquet of peonies,...

Spiritual mothers also deserve our appreciation on Mother’s Day

Sometimes it becomes awkward in church on Mother's Day when at the end of Mass the priest asks mothers to stand for a blessing....

Women religious find a place of honor on Mother’s Day

WASHINGTON — When the elderly men and women at the Jeanne Jugan Residence for senior care pray the rosary with Sister Constance Veit, they...

Catholic groups highlight plight of immigrant mothers on Mother’s Day

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Days before the U.S. celebrated Mother's Day May 13, the national group Faith in Action urged others to think about immigrant...

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