Catholic Inklings

Musings and sharings on my devotion to an ancient religion.

Mother of God | Breaking Open the Word at Home

Today is an extra special day—it’s the octave of Christmas (one week later), New Year’s Day, the 50th World Day of Peace, and the day we celebrate that the Blessed Virgin Mary is the Mother of God. The last one might not seem like such a big deal—we all know that Mary is God’s Mom, but for the early Church this teaching was a major breakthrough. And it’s still important for us today because Mary is our Mother, too.

Click here for a short reflection on this weekend’s Scriptures with discussion questions for the whole family.


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