Amanda Villagómez reflects on how meditating on Jesus’ Agony in the Garden, and the Stations of the Cross, help her to mentally prepare for childbirth.
Kitty Marcenelle encourages moms to prepare our hearts and minds for the birth of our Savior with the same vigor that we prepare for our own little gifts from God.
The Gift of Birth is a book of spiritual reflections on the process of giving birth, from gestation to post-partum, and is influenced by John Paul II’s Theology of the Body (reading the signs of the body) and Ignatius of Loyola’s spirituality of seeing God in all things.
Prof. Susan Windley-Daoust explains how the Theology of the Body brings new meaning to essential human experiences like childbirth, disability, and dying in this interview by Karee Santos.
Calling all pregnant moms: is preparing spiritually for birth on your to-do list before baby arrives?