Mothers of Mary: A new group for mothers of children with special needs

Mothers of Mary is a new ministry for mothers of children with special needs. The group meets once a month for support, education, guidance, and fellowship.

Mothers of Mary welcomes all mothers of children with special needs regardless of age, diagnosis, or disability. This Catholic, Christian ministry provides moms with an opportunity to socialize with others on this journey and provides support, education, and guidance. Any mother, Catholic or not, is invited.

Mothers of Mary launches Saturday, April 7 at St. Francis of Assisi in West Des Moines from 9:30-11:00AM and will meet the first Saturday of the month hereon. Limited childcare is available; more information here.

Lisa Schmidt, executive director here at The Well, will speak at this first gathering on the challenges of motherhood and the benefits of fellowship and community with other Christ-filled moms.

For more information on Mothers of Mary, contact Jess Streit, Special Needs Ministry Coordinator, via email [email protected] or phone (515) 440-1030.

Author: The Well

The Well is a vibrant women’s ministry rooted in prayer, evangelization, and charitable action. We exist to gather women together, to celebrate spiritual friendships, and to build up the local Catholic community. Just as the Samaritan woman encountered Jesus at a well, we pray the work of this ministry opens doors to a deeper and sustained encounter with Jesus for those who gather with us.

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