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Mosaic of Our Lady of Guadalupe inside Christ Cathedral in Orange, California

Mother’s Day: 12 Catholic Quotes on the Beauty of Motherhood

May 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

On Mother’s Day, Catholics recognize two important figures: our mother, and Mary, Mother of God. In celebration of all that... 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

Pope Francis gives the Angelus address Jan. 1, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis: With Mary's help, fill the new year with 'spiritual growth'

Jan 1, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Virgin Mary’s motherly care encourages us to use our God-given time for building up the world and peace, not... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Jan. 1, 2020.

Pope Francis: Honor the dignity of women for a better world in 2020

Jan 1, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis began the new year with a call for the dignity of women to be honored -- not exploited... Read more

Pope Francis incenses the Nativity Scene in St. Peter's Basilica Dec. 24, 2017.

In the New Year, receive Mary's love and help, Francis says

Jan 1, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

When challenged, it is right to turn to Mary, Our Mother, for help, Pope Francis said on New Year’s Day,... Read more

Pope Francis preaches in St. Peter's Basilica for the Feast of Mary, Mother of God Jan. 1, 2018.

Pope on New Year’s Day: Devotion to Mary is a must

Jan 1, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

At the start of the new year, Pope Francis said that having a devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary isn’t... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God in St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 1, 2016.

Pope on New Year’s Day: Mary’s motherhood teaches us humility, tenderness

Jan 1, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

At the start of the new year, Pope Francis said that celebrating Mary, the Mother of God, highlights a beautiful aspect... Read more