Wedding at Cana

Mary, Mother of Hope Even in Glogal Unrest

Mary’s lesser-known title, Mother of Hope, is vital for current times. This article emphasizes that before we pray for peace, we should pray for hope, which aids us during hardships. The story of the Wedding at Cana is highlighted as an example of Mary’s role as a figure of hope. She intercedes for us, brings hope when all seems lost, and encourages trust in Jesus. Despite perceived hopelessness, Mary reminds us to persist in hope.

Our Lady of Sorrows, Marge Fenelon, Marian Pilgrimage

They Can Destroy Our Churches, But Not Our Faith: Four Steps to Counter Persecution and Bad News

In the past several weeks, there have been 50 recorded incidents of churches, parishes, and religious statues being destroyed in the United States and Canada. That list continues to grow. This is a cause for great concern, but not for hopelessness. Buildings, parishes and statues are structures that can be defaced and destroyed, but our faith cannot – as long as we cling to Christ and his Mother.