This statue of the Blessed Mother is located in the nave of St. Luke Church on Old Freehold Road, Toms River. It reflects the loving, maternal essence that Pope Francis is urging all Catholics to focus on. Ken Falls photo
VATICAN CITY – Mother’s Day came early this year at the Vatican.
A number of feast days over the Advent and Christmas seasons gave Pope Francis a fresh opportunity to pay homage to the world’s mothers and insist further on how and why he wants the entire Church to become more maternal.
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The Blessed Mother’s message about the power of prayer through the recitation of the Rosary was not lost on the hundreds of faithful who gathered in Sacred Heart Church, Riverton, Oct. 5 for the third annual Night of Prayer for Families and Friends More ... Monday, October 24, 2016