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Motherhood Articles

The Remedy for Depletion: Christ-Centered Wholeness

I’m seeing a growing trend among Catholic mothers. It’s an acceptance, and sometimes glorification, of burn out and depletion - under the disguise of holiness. I see it all too common, whether I’m on the sidelines chatting with another Mom at my son’s soccer game, or...

Honoring Mother’s Day

Christ calls us to embrace motherhood. It might not be a physical motherhood, as we are not entitled to children, but we are called to spiritual fruitfulness. We are called to give of ourselves, in imitation of the Blessed Mother, in total love for Christ.

And that is not easy. In truth, our maternal calling may be one of the most challenging things we ever experience.

Why Undercover Feminist, Pearl Davis, Needs Our Compassion

After the suggestions of mothering, turning houses into homes, raising children, and the like, Pearl Davis shook her head and responded, No.  “I just can’t find any data to support that there is anything women do better than men.” Andrew Klavin, with his usual wit...

The Whole Hearted Woman: Healing for Mind and Body

Women tend to do things with their whole heart. We tend not to merely dip our toes in the water. It’s common to be ‘all or nothing’. We either do a thing and pursue it with a strength of conviction that will carry us through dark stormy days. Or we don’t. Unfortunately for our health we tend not to spend a lot of time on how we can support our bodies; these temples of the Holy Spirit that the Lord has entrusted to our care. As a result we are depriving the Church of our ability to live out our mission, something the Church desperately needs.