What’s the most important work of a mother?
We don’t need to look farther than Mary for our inspiration. We’re told in the Catechism (#965) that
After her Son's Ascension, Mary "aided the beginnings of the Church by her prayers." In her association with the apostles and several women, "we also see Mary by her prayers imploring the gift of the Spirit, who had already overshadowed her in the Annunciation."
Our most important work isn’t wiping bottoms, making lunches, or managing laundry. It’s not juggling schedules or mealtimes or finances. We can keep ourselves busy to the point of exhaustion very easily, and it’s all too easy to forget, avoid, or just plain neglect our most important...READ MORE