Happy Mothers’ Day (but especially to Anna Marie Jarvis)!

Happy Mothers’ Day (but especially to Anna Marie Jarvis)!

Image: Anna Marie Jarvis. Conroe, May 13 – Happy Mothers’ Day to all mothers, but especially to Anna Marie Jarvis! Who? Jarvis was the founder of Mothers’ Day, when in 1908, she held a celebration to commemorate the life of her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, who had died three years earlier. Jarvis held the commemorative […]

Pope prays in silence for all mothers in heaven and on earth

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has invited faithful in St. Peter’s Square to join him in silent prayer for each one’s own mother, including those in Heaven. Greeting tourists and Romans on Sunday from a window overlooking the square, Francis noted that in many countries Mother’s Day was being celebrated. He said: “So let’s […]