Mary, the Mother of God and Our Mother

Mary, the Mother of God and Our Mother

Contemplating Our Lady as mother of Jesus when He was an infant and little boy, it is easy to imagine her doing all the things mothers do for their children – singing Him to sleep, kissing a skinned knee if He fell while at play, holding His hands helping Him to...
Why Mary?

Why Mary?

By Sister Antonia TeresaMany people who are not Catholic or who do not understand the teachings of the Catholic Church often have many questions about the devotion, love, and reverence that Catholics show to Our Blessed Mother. Why do we honor and show such regard for...
O Mary, We Crown Thee…

O Mary, We Crown Thee…

We hope you enjoy this slideshow of our May Crowning on Mother’s Day…On Mother’s Day we once again invited families to join us and celebrate the gift of motherhood at our yearly May Crowning held at Sacred Heart Retreat House in Alhambra. We honored our...
How Can I Have a Relationship With Mary?

How Can I Have a Relationship With Mary?

Q. I just recently became Catholic and I’m still struggling with the Church’s teachings on Mary. I respect her, but I don’t feel the need to ask her for prayers if I can just ask God directly. Do you have any suggestions on how I can have a...
Mary…Mother of God, Mother of Mine

Mary…Mother of God, Mother of Mine

In her autobiography, The Story of a Soul, Saint Thérèse of Lisieux noted this about mothers, “How delicate a mother’s heart really is, and how it shows its tenderness in a thousand little cares that no one else thinks about.” Many of us have fond memories of our...