Category Archives: Mary

Praying with a Baby and Littles

Hi!  I’m Melina, mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! I recently encountered the question in a Catholic Mothers’ Facebook group, “What kind of shape does your prayer time take when you have your baby & littles around?” I didn’t have to think long to come up with my answer. We’ve always prayed a rosary …

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Our Lady of Fatima – May 13th

Click HERE to get your copy of the above colouring page. May 13th, 1917, in the middle of World War I, Mary appeared to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal – Lucia and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco.  Appearing six times, Mary stressed the importance of praying the rosary. On May 13th, 1981, on the Feast …

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Was Mary Washing Dishes When the Angel Appeared?

Source: Was Mary Washing Dishes When the Angel Appeared? This question occurred to me one day as I was about one of my daily tasks:  washing the dishes.  Was Mary also washing dishes when the angel appeared to her?  What was she doing when she was asked to become the mother of the Messiah? It …

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Mary’s YES

Source: Mary’s YES During this Christmas season, we are presented with many opportunities to remember Mary as a mother.  Every manger scene we see has Mary with her precious baby Jesus.  This morning as I gazed at the manger scene set up in our church, I saw Mary and Joseph gazing in awe upon their baby …

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The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

What better way to celebrate a new year than by celebrating Jesus and His Mother!  Good morning, Mary – my Mother and my Saviour’s Mother!  What an awesome thought…I share the same Mother as my Saviour.  But today I still think of Him as a little baby wrapped in swaddling clothes, held close by His …

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Challenge: Lift Your Neighbours up in Prayer

I walk in the mornings.  I pray the rosary while walking.  Recently I have felt that as I walk down the street of my small town, that Mary’s mantle is settling on the homes as I pass by them.  This mantle will protect her people from evil.  She will fight as Queen of Heaven and …

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