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Contemplative moments of motherhood

Like many mums this Sunday I will be lucky enough to have a big fancy breakfast delivered to me in bed, made lovingly and laboriously by my kids (with help from their dad). And after all that hard and hungry work, at least one of them is likely to wriggle carefully under the quilt so as not to spill my coffee and kindly point out that surely it’s too much to eat all by myself—and would I like a little help?

Monica Doumit: I’m a girl boss, not a spiritual mother

“Happy Aunties’ Day.” “Happy Godmothers’ Day.” “Happy Spiritual Mothers’ Day.” Over the years, I’ve received each of these greetings and variations to them on the second Sunday of May, the day we traditionally celebrate Mothers’ Day.

One very special Mum

Little Inara Hijniakoff spent the first two months of her life in hospital with parents Chloe and Johnathon with her 24 hours a day. And...

Making sure no one is forgotten

Rather than look forward to treats from their child’s Mother’s Day stall this year, some school mums have banded together to arrange luxurious hampers...

Steven Buhagiar: Is motherhood going out of fashion?

Treasuring the maternal genius We often ask our daughters the question, “What do you want to be when you get older?” Invariably, we receive answers...

Simcha Fisher: Sweet suffering Anna Jarvis

What would the founder of Mother's Day think of it today? Does Mother's Day play out in Australia like it does in the US? Maybe...

A different but beautiful Mother’s Day

Parishes and communities thanked God for the gift of mothers in many creative ways this year.

Lidcombe honours mothers on their day

Parish's children write messages of love for live-streamed Mothers Day Mass.

Celebrating Mother’s Day while in isolation

In the era of COVID-19, holidays will feel a little different than usual, and Mother's Day is no exception. The spread of the coronavirus might...

Mums’ Mass numbers grow

People packed a Rookwood Cemetery chapel last weekend for a very special Mother’s Day Mass.

Monica Doumit: Mary is a warrior model for us

This week, I had the privilege of being invited to Macquarie University to speak about Our Lady. It was perfect timing; we are in May,...

Encounters of the deepest love

By Corrie Sebire I remember after I had my first baby I didn't want to leave the hospital as I was convinced our house was...
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