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Mothering Sunday and Loss by Zoe Clark-Coates
People say those who talk about the children they have lost are brave...and yes, without question anyone who survives baby loss is indeed brave, but they aren't brave for talking about their child, they are simply being a parent.
7th March

March 7th, 2018 - Posted & Written by Laura White

10 Gift Ideas for Mothering Sunday
This year, Mothering Sunday is 26th March 2017. Are you looking for a gift for mum? Here are 10 faith themed gifts you’ll love to give and she’ll love to receive:  
9th March

March 9th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

7 Magnificent Mothers
Mothering Sunday is an opportunity to thank our Mother's for everything they do - it's a chance to show our love and gratitude, to honour and elevate women who shape and nurture us.  God's word gives us many examples of Mother's displaying the applauded characteristics we celebrate today.
18th March

March 18th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Jo Pountney

Mothering Sunday - all the things you didn't know
Giving flowers to mothers hasn’t always been the principle activity of the fourth Sunday in Lent. The day that marks the halfway point between lean times that follow Ash Wednesday and the celebratory feasting of Easter Sunday has had many other points of focus over the centuries.
12th March

March 12th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

Mothering Sunday and Mother's Day in Other Faith Traditions
  Mothering Sunday grows out of Christian church tradition and Mother’s Day out of American women’s response to civil war. But what about other faiths? Do western responses mothers and motherhood find any kind of parallel in Jewish, Hindu, Islam and Sikh religious practice?
4th March

March 4th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

How we got from Mothering Sunday to Mother's Day
In the UK and Europe it’s the fourth Sunday in Lent and we call in Mothering Sunday. In the US and most of the world where American influence is stronger than the traditions of the English Church it’s Mother’s Day. How are the two days of honouring mothers and motherhood rel...
24th February

February 24th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

Mothering Sunday - The Day that Nearly Died
Mothers’ Day and Mothering Sunday are not the same. The two days dedicated to mothers and motherhood are very different celebrations with very different roots but increasingly similar customs and traditions worldwide.
8th February

February 8th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

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