So YOU Think you KNOW Mary Magdalene.

blog, Catholic, catholic moms, catholicShe is not the woman who washes Jesus’ feet with her tears/perfume.  That is Mary sister of Martha and Lazarus.

She is not a street singer or prostitute.

She is not Jesus’ wife.  If she were, she would have been mentioned as Jesus’ wife.  During the time of Jesus women did not have social standing. They were only recognized by their relationship with their male relatives/husbands.

She did not bear any children that we know of.

She was cured of seven demons

Is a spiritual director working helping moms find God in the everyday. She has been a spiritual director since 1998: worked as a Director of Religious Education for Holy Cross Parish(2000-2005), was Director of Project Rachel, a healing ministry for Post Abortive women(1999-2000). Patty worked a social worker for Catholic Social Services (1988 - 1995) Then studied for spiritual direction at the Dominican Center of Religious Studies, DeWitt Michigan

She is married 20 years and has four children

She has a BS/BA in social work from Aquinas College, CSD Certified Spiritual Director

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