Intention May every expectant mother receive compassionate care and support as she nurtures the life in her womb. Prayers Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection When the angel Gabriel appeared to Mary, she opened her heart to receive his message that she would conceive the Son of God in her womb. As a young, betrothed, but unmarried, woman, Mary knew that her pregnancy presented many challenges. Despite this knowledge, she faithfully responded, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word” (Luke 1:38).

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