By Mother of All Peoples, Catholic Exchange - Up to this point in history, the Catholic Church has proclaimed four “dogmas” or solemnly pronounced doctrines about Mary, the Mother of Jesus. The first Marian dogma is that Mary is the “Mother of God,” that is, the mother of God the Son made man in Jesus Christ… Secondly, the Perpetual Virginity of Mary proclaims that the Mother of Jesus who was virginal before, during, and after the birth of Jesus Christ… Thirdly, the “Immaculate Conception” was infallibly proclaimed by Blessed Pius IX in 1854, declaring that Mary was conceived without original sin. ...
American Life League - Our goal is simple: End abortion with the help of the Blessed Mother and her Son. We have spent the last 40 years waiting for laws and politicians to end the senseless murder of innocent preborn children, and what has changed? Absolutely nothing... We would be naive to ignore the fact that abortion goes much deeper than laws and politics. Abortion is a grave evil, and an evil of this magnitude requires the greatest spiritual weapon available to us: the holy rosary… Over the past 10 years, ALL has helped shut down over 227 Planned Parenthood facilities with a similar method to the MBW. The difference is that the MBW will be nationwide.
By Michelle La Rosa, CNA - The idea began in June, at a picnic with families and seminarians in the diocese. Fr. Peter Van Lieshout, one of the co-directors of vocations for the diocese, told them about the Mothers of Lu in Italy, a group of moms in the late 1800s who would gather regularly in their small village and pray for priestly vocations to come from their own families. In the 65 years that followed, more than 300 priests and religious vocations came from among their children.
By Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing - And now here we are at the Amazon Synod. Pope Francis often indicates what he’s thinking more by gestures than words. For instance, he recently received, cordially and in a private audience, Fr. James Martin S.J. – who seems almost schizophrenic advocating for LGBTs while claiming not to be contradicting Church teaching… This right after Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput wrote quite civilly to his flock that Martin’s appearance at Villanova University.. was confusing people about Church teaching.