Integrity 4 - Motherhood and Family

SKU: 8335  |  ISBN: 9781892331632

The 16 chapters of Motherhood and Family can be summarized in the following cut lines. If any of these hit home, ladies, Motherhood and Family is talking about it with you.

  • Get out of the way while God sanctifies your child through danger and suffering.
  • Avoid the discouragement of reforming your husband according to your ideas of (feminine) holiness.
  • Multiply the spiritual goods coming from homebirth and breastfeeding.
  • Debunk worldly notions of love and romance for your growing girls.
  • Use the watchwords of common sense and courage to help your family.
  • Invite poverty to be a necessary part of your Family Rule.
  • Serve the Church, family, and parish as a single woman.
  • Understand the similarities between marriage and consecrated religious life which advance holiness.
  • Prepare for the end of active motherhood and the beginning of a gracious old age.


Motherhood and Family is the book for girls, young ladies, and women of all ages who look to enjoy the privilege of being a woman, or who are prayerfully desiring to discover it or to recover it.

Chapter titles include:

The Tragedy of Modern Woman, Children and Creative Activity, The Love Education of Girls, Mothers-in-Law, Mother or Cow, He Married an Angel, Children and the Imitation of Mary, On Having Babies at Home, Spirituality of Married Life, Teaching Children to Pray, The Latter Day, Poverty in Marriage

Once you've spent some time in Motherhood and Family you'll want to spread the word. Forget the airy fairy stuff that doesn't connect. This is practical spiritual reading for the privileged female who wants to learn all the angles of God's beautiful call, Woman.

208 pages. Color softcover.




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