The Beautiful Adventure of Motherhood

Every new mother, along with Winnie-the-Pooh, knows this to be true: “As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen.” We mothers know instinctively after the birth, or adoption, of a child, our lives will never be the same. Along with that sentiment can come doubt in our ability and…

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St. Gianna Beretta Molla: A Mother’s Sacrifice

Today we celebrate the feast day of one of CCL’s beloved patron saints, St. Gianna Beretta Molla. We honor her for her respect and esteem for marriage and motherhood, and her ultimate sacrifice of choosing her baby’s life over her own. St. Gianna’s story is quite an inspiring, yet heartbreaking one. A devout Catholic, she studied…

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Want to See Abortion Naturally Decline?

Tomorrow hundreds of thousands of people will face the cold of a D.C. winter — possibly even a blizzard — to participate in the annual March for Life in Washington. I salute these good people, I truly do. I am happy to pray for them and the end of legalized abortion, indoors. Perhaps that sounds…

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Just One More

Real-life vignettes of welcoming the unexpected (You read the vignettes that appear in the July/August 2012 issue of Family Foundations here.) When my husband lost his job and we were facing a second move in less than two years, I immediately concluded (without much prayer or reflection, I’m sorry to admit) that this  was clearly…

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