CHICAGO (CBS) — A special Mass was held Sunday at Holy Name Cathedral for expectant mothers.
Cardinal Francis George said a special blessing to mothers to be and a silk rose and medal of St Gerard, the patron saint of expectant mothers were handed out.
Parishioners say the extra attention is welcome. Katie’s son Owen was born a special needs child.
“He is tiny for his age and had some medical things for a while. Now we are all good so it is a joyous occasion,” she said.
She says a mother’s devotion to her child is endless so a little bit of recognition is welcome.