A Mother’s Heart

By |2017-09-06T05:24:07+10:00August 25th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Mary & the Saints|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

For more than forty years I have been honouring my mother on Mothers’ Day, yet it has never really occurred to me to honour the woman who is both perfect mother and heavenly mother: Mary. She truly is ‘blest among women’ for she surpasses all the wonderful and loving contributions made to my life by

Mother’s Day Treats

By |2017-09-06T05:05:25+10:00August 7th, 2012|Categories: Ordinary Time, Recipes, Womanhood|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Lemonade Scones Ingredients 300ml cream 2 ½  cups of self-raising flour (plain flour + X teas baking powder), sifted Pinch of salt ½ -1 cup lemonade Milk for brushing tops Decoration (optional), small heart cookie cutter. Jam and whipped cream to serve Method Preheat oven to 220C. Place baking paper on a baking tray. Place

Cups of Love Recipe

By |2017-09-06T05:04:20+10:00August 7th, 2012|Categories: Ordinary Time, Recipes, Womanhood|Tags: , , , , , , |

Your mum deserves more than breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day. Try this simple recipe – served in a tea cup! Egg in a Cup Ingredients Stoneware tea cups 4 eggs 1/4 cup milk salt & pepper buttered toast (if desired) Method Combine the eggs, salt & pepper and milk in a bowl and whisk

Saints for Mothers

By |2017-09-06T05:04:42+10:00August 7th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Mary & the Saints|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

St Gerard Majella | Feast day: October 16 | Patron of expectant mothers | 1755 AD Born at Muro, Italy, in 1726, St Gerard joined the Redemptorists as a lay brother at age 23. Displaying an extraordinary wisdom and gift for reading consciences, he was permitted to counsel communities of religious women. His patronage of

Mother’s Prayers.org

By |2017-09-06T05:02:24+10:00August 7th, 2012|Categories: Ordinary Time, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , |

Motherhood is a special grace and unique challenge. For so many mothers, the helplessness of seeing their children struggle or make bad choices is a heart wrenching and longstanding grief. Separation, sickness, crime, addictions, abuse – a mother’s heart feels the pain of her children as if it were her own. When two English grandmothers,