spiritual motherhood

The Death of a True Spiritual Mother… I think she’s one of God’s little saints!

If you read my book, I hope you’ll come to understand that every woman is called to spiritual motherhood, and many of us are called to physical motherhood. Sister Antonio Brenner was both. Her recent death is mourned by many inmates who lived with her in a Tijuana prison, and many outside the prison who…

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On midlife courage, surprises, and Providence

Jesus and Mary, thank you for the godly women that you send into my life. Today I had breakfast with one of my good friends. The kind of friend that you lament that circumstances prevent you both from getting together more often, but you are so glad that you did. We talked about the transitions…

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This makes me think… it’s one of the best definitions of spiritual motherhood I’ve read

Spiritual motherhood… means nurturing the emotional, moral, cultural, and spiritual life in others. All women are called to give birth — physically and/or spiritually. All women are called to be Christ-bearers, to receive divine life in the womb of their souls and bear Christ to the world. All women are called to see in Mary’s…

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Among Women Podcasts for Moms-to-Be… or new Moms…

I love producing the Among Women podcast and I thought I’d share a few recent podcasts that are very good for mothers-to-be, or for mothers who are still new to this vocation of motherhood. The most recent episode, AW 164,  features a conversation with Karen Minster from Paraclete Press, describing the role of Godparents, and…

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This makes me think… that spiritual motherhood is a calling for every woman…

Spiritual motherhood… means nurturing the emotional, moral, cultural, and spiritual life in others. All women are called to give birth — physically and/or spiritually. All women are called to be Christ bearers, to receive divine life in the womb of their souls and bear Christ to the world. All women are called to see in…

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