Alma Mater

We refer to Our Lady within the Catholic Church as Our Mother and for good reason. We have a symbol that is often used for her called the Alma Mater, or “Dear Mother.” What a wonderful way to acknowledge her as the Mother of our souls within the Church. As I reflect this feast day of Mary’s Assumption into Heaven, I think of her fiat to the angel at the Annunciation: “be it done to Continue Reading →