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Servant of God Chiara Corbella Petrillo. Photo Courtesy of Christian Gennari/www.chiaracorbellapetrillo.it

Parents of young mother considered for sainthood share powerful testimony at World Meeting of Families

Chiara Corbella Petrillo rejected any form of cancer treatment that posed a risk to her unborn son. Read more

Pope Francis offers Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God in St. Peter's Basilica on January 1, 2022.

Pope Francis: Let us place the new year under the protection of Mary

Jan 1, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis’ first public act of 2022 was to offer Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God. Read more

Facebook screenshot of photo of Maria Cristina Cella Mocellin, an Italian mother who sacrificed her life for the sake of her baby.

A new pro-life saint? This Italian mother sacrificed her life for her unborn baby

Sep 18, 2021

By Katie Yoder

On Aug. 30, Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of Maria Cristina Cella Mocellin, who sacrificed her life for the... Read more

In Rochester, moms' group prays for vocations to come from among their families

Dec 31, 2019

A newly-formed group of Catholic mothers in Rochester, New York has committed to praying regularly for the flourishing of vocations... Read more

Ironwoman Karime Nevarez.

'God saved my life through sports' - Catholics prepare for Ironman race

Aug 24, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Competitors in an Ironman race swim 2.4 miles and bike 112 miles, and then run a marathon to complete more... Read more

Author Marge Fenelon.

Author points to Mary as inspiration, help for modern moms

May 11, 2013

Although motherhood is both misunderstood and undervalued in modern culture, Mary's intercession and example of holiness can help restore the... Read more

New pro-life campaign for moms sees strong response

May 8, 2013

A new campaign from pro-life group Heroic Media has found considerable support from busy moms seeking to get more involved... Read more