TCC Playlist: O Mary Don’t You Weep & Pope Francis’ Homily for Mary the Mother of God

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Today is the Feast of Mary the Mother of God. Bruce Springsteen‘s Catholic childhood influenced his songwriting. For today’s feast we recommend “O Mary Don’t You Weep“. Read Pope Francis’ homily: Homily For the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God 

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When Did Feminism Become Anti-Motherhood?

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It’s odd to be celebrating the heroism of Mary — carrying her pregnancy with Jesus to term in the face of potential stoning — in a culture, that devalues motherhood and children, both born and unborn. The Huffington PostWhen Did Feminism Become Anti-Motherhood? The bourgeois are addicted to personal safety, myself included. We look at unseen heroism, self-sacrifice, and risk and say ‘no thank you.’ How can we understand Mary’s Magnificat?

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