MOTHER’S DAY: The original Mother’s Day Proclamation

As many of you undoubtedly already know, Mother's Day began as a protest against the carnage of war by mothers who had lost sons to the violence of war.¬†On this day, Pax Christi USA would like to thank and recognize all of the women of our movement who have sought to raise a new generation … Continue reading MOTHER’S DAY: The original Mother’s Day Proclamation

MOTHER’S DAY: The original Mother’s Day Proclamation

by Julia Ward Howe, 1870 Arise then...women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears! Say firmly: "We will not have questions answered by irrelevant agencies, Our husbands will not come to us, reeking with carnage, For caresses and applause. Our sons shall not be … Continue reading MOTHER’S DAY: The original Mother’s Day Proclamation