Articles Tagged ‘St. GIanna Beretta Molla’

St. Gianna: The modern woman’s saint

St. Gianna Beretta Molla a Woman's Life

It is said that God gives us the saints we need for our time. Saints who, by their lives rooted in self-surrendering, self-sacrificing love, show us how to conquer the darkness of the world in which we live and rise to their ranks. In our time, when so many women continue to reject authentic femininity as ordained by God, He has given us St. Gianna Beretta Molla. 16 May 2015 marks the eleventh anniversary of St. Gianna's canonization by Pope St. John ... (Continue reading)

St. Gianna and Pietro Molla: models for the Synod on the Family

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There's much rumour and speculation swirling around the upcoming Synod on the Family in October 2014. One of the main points of debate is whether or not divorced or remarried Catholics should be allowed to receive Holy Communion if an annulment has not been granted. Other areas to be addressed include same-sex marriage, co-habitation, and the role of men and women within a marriage. Although there seems to be much disagreement among Catholics including all levels of the clergy, the ... (Continue reading)

St. Gianna and the working Catholic mom

First, a clarification: All moms work, whether they stay at home or go out and earn a paycheque. For this post, I am defining "working mom" as those of us who work outside the home. In the twenty-five years that I have been a mother, I have worked as a full-time and part-time RN. I was also a stay-at-home mom for a few years, homeschooling for three of those years. Currently I am an RN in independent practice and own a ... (Continue reading)

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