Cover Story: Get ready for Mother’s Day with ‘Motherprayer’

BARBARA MAHANY LIGHTS UP THE HOME

COVER STORYMother’s Day is looming and, this week, we interview columnist Barbara Mahany about her new bookMotherprayer: Lessons in Loving. Written over more than 10 years, this collection of short reflections on family life (with a sprinkling of delicious recipes) is the perfect interactive gift for Mother’s Day. Our story includes some brief excerpts of the book, as well. Enjoy!

.

 

..

HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS

The easiest way to remember Stephanie Fenton’s Holidays & Festivals section of our magazine is via the simplified address: www.InterfaithHolidays.org.

 

wpid-0501_Beltane_Fire.jpgWELCOME THE LIGHT! Some of the biggest Beltane headlines, each year, come from Scotland and the fiery festival held for many years in Edinburgh. But Beltane festivals—welcoming the brighter half of the year in the Northern Hemisphere—now circle the globe. Stephanie Fenton has that story, too.

.

.

Ridvan-garden (1)RIDVANThe festival of Ridvan recalls a sacred period when Baha’u’llah, the Promised One for Baha’is, entered and temporarily took up residence in the Najibiyyih Garden, in 1863. The site was renamed by Baha’u’llah as “Ridvan,” meaning “paradise.”

.

.

.

Cinco de Mayo Dancers in WashingtonCINCO DE MAYO—This popular May 5 observance is an occasion to revel in Mexican food, culture, dance and music. Many American schools and communities hold Mexican educational events, and iconic Mexican symbols—including the Virgin of Guadalupe—are displayed.

.

.

.

A GOLDEN CELBRATION

GOD SIGNSIt’s high time for celebration as Suzy Farbman and her husband mark 50 years of marriage. Usually, she brings us columns about remarkable moments in the lives of men and women she meets nationwide. This week, it’s time for a story from her own family. Congratulations Suzy and Burton!

 

.

..

FILM & FAITH:

ED McNULTY, for decades, has published reviews, magazine articles and books exploring connections between faith and film. Most of his work freely published at VisualParables.org.

Among Ed’s latest free movie reviews are:

.

 

.

.

..

Print Friendly
Comments: (0)
Categories: Uncategorized