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Pope Francis offers Mass on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Peter's Basilica on Dec. 12, 2020.

Pope Francis: Like Our Lady of Guadalupe, mothers can be great evangelizers today

Aug 23, 2023

By Courtney Mares

In his catechesis on evangelization on Aug. 23, the pope spoke about how the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe... Read more

Nicole and Austin LeBlanc, a Catholic couple in Michigan, who welcomed their baby girls and will lay them to rest.

Conjoined twins born, baptized, and confirmed before passing

May 23, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Nicole and Austin LeBlanc, a Catholic couple from Michigan, chose to give their baby girls life and to share their... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Gyumri, Armenia, June 25, 2016.

Pope Francis entrusts all mothers to Blessed Virgin Mary on Mother’s Day

May 14, 2023

By Courtney Mares

“We gratefully and affectionately remember all of our mothers, those who are still with us and those who have gone... Read more

Mother and Home gift set

Mother’s Day gifts from small mom-run Catholic businesses

May 5, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Our gift guide of products from Catholic shops owned by moms can help you find a special way to honor... Read more

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

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