Happy Mother’s Day


The Most Important Person on earth is a mother.

She cannot claim the honor of having built Notre Dame Cathedral.

She need not.

She has built something more magnificent than any cathedral-a dwelling for an immortal soul, the tiny perfection of her baby’s body.

…The angels have not been blessed with such a grace.

They cannot share in God’s creative miracle to bring

new saints to Heaven.

Only a human mother can.

Mothers are closer to God the Creator

than any other creature;

God joins forces with mothers in

performing this act of creation…

What on God’s good earth is more glorious

than this: to be a mother?

-Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty

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About Janie Reinart

A storyteller, educator, and freelance writer, Janie seeks ways to give people a voice to tell their own stories through prose and poetry. She and her husband, Ed, are grateful for their five children and grandchildren. Most weekends, you will find Janie praying and singing with the choir at Holy Angels Catholic Church.

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