The Mother’s Day Challenge

Good-Counsel-Homes

While speaking at the Ball for Life in Manhattan the other night, I suggested we all do this: 1. Pray a Marian prayer ever day for mothers who need support. The Memorare, perhaps? Pick one of your own choosing. 2. Tell three people about the work of Good Counsel, which runs maternity homes and helps [Read More...]

Our Sad State

Where abortion is “taking motherhood seriously.” We must do better. [Read more...]

‘All of Us … Are Called to Sanctity’

Speaking of Saint Josemaria Escriva on his feast day this past week, Timothy Cardinal Dolan talked about Escriva and his message of universal sanctification. Cardinal Dolan said, in part: The universal call to holiness is perhaps his greatest legacy. That all of us baptized members of his Church who consider ourselves to be redeemed by [Read More...]

re: Saying Yes on God’s Time

Or, as Archbishop Gomez puts it: As our mothers taught us how to walk, Mary teaches us how to follow Jesus. She shows us how to listen for the voice of God and to trust in his plan for our lives. Mary teaches us to always look to Jesus, and to conform our lives to [Read More...]

A Pregnant Sacrifice

A pregnant Mary Rose Somarriba writes a reflection on Lent, Easter and the “congratulations” she has been getting lately: To overlook the trials is to miss the full picture—indeed the very richness and beauty of that new life. We are myopic if we celebrate the joys of Easter while overlooking the tragedy of Good Friday. [Read More...]


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