- Sep 24, 2020
As her adult children, we tried to list all the things mom usually does around the house, for our family, and within the extended family and broader community. As we were composing the list, we were shocked at how much mom gets done. Three adult children could barely cover what one older woman knocks out in a week.
The Lord Jesus would have wanted his beloved mother to know that he was okay, that the mission had been completed and that he was no longer in pain.
“Honoring our mothers, both living and dead, both natural and spiritual, reminds us of life’s amazing inner focus on family,” writes Father Jeffrey Kirby.
U.S. bishops tell stories about their moms ahead of Mother’s Day.
Days before the U.S. celebrates Mother’s Day May 13, the national group Faith in Action urged people to think about immigrant mothers who have been separated from their children or run the risk of never seeing them again.
For Mother’s Day Crux decided to go talk to the moms in the Vatican, both biological and spiritual, about their experiences, challenges, role models and the gift of motherhood. All the women have in common the fact they occupy positions of influence in the Catholic Church.