In an age of much mothering advice but few admirable role models, award-winning Catholic journalist Marge Fenelon delves into ten instances‰ÛÓand corresponding virtues‰ÛÓof Mary‰Ûªs life that reveal her as the ultimate example and companion for the modern mom.In this first and only book to offer Mary‰Ûªs life as a template for living as a faithful Catholic mother today, the Mother of God is presented as the ideal guide for the vocation of Catholic motherhood. A new addition to the CatholicMom.com Book series, Imitating Mary: Ten Marian Virtues for the Modern Mom unpacks Scripture and Catholic tradition to examine ten biblical climaxes, including Mary‰Ûªs betrothal to Joseph, the Annunciation, the scene at the foot of the Cross, and Pentecost. In these scenes, Marge Fenelon introduces readers to a Mary who faced challenges familiar to every mother‰ÛÓimpatience, frustration, sacrifice, and grief‰ÛÓand demonstrates how, in the face of these ordinary obstacles, Mary‰Ûªs response was an extraordinary example through the virtues of patience, joy, trust, and faith.
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