Archive for May 12, 2024

Mosaic of Our Lady of Guadalupe inside Christ Cathedral in Orange, California.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Mother’s Day 2024: 12 Catholic quotes on the beauty of motherhood

Here are 12 quotes from saints and Catholic figures on the beauty and significance of motherhood. Read more

The Immaculata statue from Immaculate Conception Parish in Detroit was placed in a niche in the church where a confessional used to be, along with stands displaying news articles chronicling Immaculate Conception’s history, a reminder of what was lost and what has been saved. “The statue meant a lot to parishioners who came in here and adopted St. Hyacinth as their new home after Immaculate Conception was torn down,” sacristan Susan Kraus said. “It is only out of fairness and respect toward them that we restore her to her original beauty.”?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Meloy

Crown restored to Marian statue at Michigan parish after missing for 44 years

“It’s about time she got it back,” the sacristan said after finding the long-lost crown for the parish’s Immaculata statue... Read more

"We reflect with gratitude on all mothers, and let us also pray for mothers who have gone to heaven. We entrust mothers to the protection of Mary, our heavenly mother," said Pope Francis on May 12, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis on Mother’s Day: Let us pray also for mothers in heaven

On Mother’s Day, Pope Francis entrusted all mothers to the Blessed Virgin Mary, asking everyone to remember to also pray... Read more

As parishioners and police respond to the threat of an armed intruder, clergy at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Abbeville, Louisiana take cover behind the altar on May 11, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Louisiana parishioners stop teen armed with rifle from entering first Communion Mass

Quick action by alert parishioners and local police are credited with averting a tragedy at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church... Read more