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“The words 'Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord' express the fact that from the outset [Mary] accepted and understood her own motherhood as a total gift of self, a gift of her person to the service of the saving plans of the Most High."
- Pope John Paul II, Redemptoris Mater
How is your gift of self, as a mother or spiritual mother, a reflection of Mary's total gift of self to the saving plans of God? What can you do today to be more generous in your gift?
“Nooooooo!” I couldn’t help but cry out as the three year old began to pour the container of salt – the giant Costco container of salt, moreover – all over the kitchen floor. He smiled gleefully despite my dismay, then scurried off as his older brother and sister chased each other through the kitchen, knocking the four-dollar cup of coffee off the counter to spread its sticky sweetness into the dunes of salt on the tile.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The physician who treated Pope John Paul II throughout his life said the dying pontiff refused all pain medication and, at the end of his life, abandoned himself completely to Mary.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Vatican has confirmed that the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints has given its approval for the beatification process of Pope John Paul II to proceed.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer A Polish newspaper is reporting that the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints has made the decision to beatify Pope John Paul II on April 2, 2010.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer New information has surfaced about a Soviet-backed assassination attempt on the life of Pope John Paul II in 1987 that was foiled when the assassin’s Catholic wife told a priest who alerted police.
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