In this reflection for the readings for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Holly Novotny of the Marian Servants of the Redeemer shows us why we call Mary the Mother of God, and our own Mother, and what that means for us as children of God who have been adopted into this family of Love.
SHOW LINKS AND NOTES:
- Readings for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
- Learn more about the Marian Servants at www.divineprovidence.org
- Listen to episodes of the Redeemer Podcast on Numinous FM
Photo of the statue of Jesus and Mary featured in this episodes artwork was taken by Holly Novotny, of a statue given by Holly and her husband Adam Novotny to the late Dr. Ronald Novotny, Ph.D., S.T.L., founder of the Cenacle of Our Lady of Divine Providence School of Spiritual Direction, purchased at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Universe.
Holly Novotny is a convert to the Catholic faith and a wife and mother. A Lifetime Marian Servant, Holly embraces a Rule of Life focused on holiness, obedience, and humble service. As a graduate of the Cenacle School of Spirituality, in affiliation with Franciscan University of Steubenville, she holds a Certificate of Spiritual Direction and accompanies others in their spiritual journey and through the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola.