Statement by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge on Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month, a time when we celebrate the achievements of women, including those as widely known as St. Teresa of Calcutta, as well as those transforming hearts and lives every day. From St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first saint from the United States, to Rosa Parks, who showed us the true face of courage, to the countless women who strive to make our homes, our communities, and our country a better place. As we honor those women who had a significant role in our rich history, and those publicly memorialized, we also remember those who make history through selfless devotion and humble sacrifice. They make all our lives better simply by how they live theirs, in imitation of Jesus and his Blessed Mother. May they continue to make history!

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