Mother’s Day and the Church

Mother’s Day and the Church

Dr. Petros Panayiotopoulos   Mother’s Day today and children all over the world take the opportunity to remember and honour their mother. There are also a good number of cynics who view the adoption of the ‘feast’ as a phenomenon of naked commercialization, while there are others who consider the...

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The Common Bond of Motherhood

The Common Bond of Motherhood

An expectant mother holds her belly and feels her baby kick inside. A young woman wipes her child’s tears and kisses him afterwards. A grandmother gently tells her grandchild that she loves her. Even though a mother and daughter are separated by miles, their love for each other is never...

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Honor Your Mother by Honoring the Church

Honor Your Mother by Honoring the Church

Be Transfigured – Honor Your Mother by Honoring the Church The combining of the Sunday of Thomas, the Feast of Saint John the Theologian and Mothers’ Day present a special opportunity to honor our mothers. Our mothers nurture us, they teach us, they maintain the faith for us, and they protect us....

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Learning from the Virtues of Mothers

Learning from the Virtues of Mothers

When I’ve asked children over the years which virtues they best loved about their mother, I get a variety of beautiful and cute answers: she loves us and cares for us no matter what she is always there when we hurt, and is always ready to help us she comes...

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Holy Motherhood

Holy Motherhood

Mothers’ Day is a day to honor our mothers, those holy women who gave us life. This week’s episode of Be Transfigured is dedicated to honoring Holy Motherhood. Holy Motherhood is different than birds caring for chicks in their nests. Holy Motherhood doesn’t end with mere physical labor. Holy Motherhood...

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Honor Thy Mother

Honor Thy Mother

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and so we celebrate the special bond between mother and child. My two favorite mothers are Mary, mother of Jesus, and Elizabeth, mother of St. John the Baptist. When Mary is first visited by the angel Gabriel, he says to her, “Hail, Full of Grace,...

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