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10 Gifts for Mother’s Day that she’ll actually love


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Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 04/29/22

We've scoured small Catholic shops across the internet to find the very finest gifts for the woman you care about!

Whether you’re shopping for your mom, grandmother, mother-in-law, or wife, you know it can be hard to find Mother’s Day gifts that are what she really wants and won’t be returned to the store. No worries! We’ve got you covered with the ultimate Mother’s Day gifts for a Catholic woman. 

After scouring small Catholic shops across the internet, we found the very finest gifts for the woman you love. Each of these gifts is sure to be appreciated and cherished!

For the mom who’s the picture of elegance

The Litany Silk Scarf

An heirloom-quality silk scarf replete with Marian symbolism. Choose from “Mary, Mother of the Church” and “Mary, Mother of Mercy.”

For the mom who’s the consummate hostess

Lovely Lady Linens

Charming Marian-themed table linens elevate everyday dining and special occasions.

For the mom with a knack for home design

The Madonna of the Book from The Catholic Art Company

We can’t get enough of the gorgeous art from The Catholic Art Company, but our favorite is this evocative image of The Virgin and Child, a timeless and beautiful work of art for her home. It’s especially fitting for moms of little ones and moms who love to read. (If you have any questions about their products, contact

For the mom who lifts up others in prayer

Birdseye Maple PalmCross

The PalmCross is a unique and meaningful symbol to “grasp” and “feel” comfort and peace. It’s just right for use during personal prayer as a tangible symbol of Christ’s presence in our lives. You can have it personalized too!

For the mom who never passes by a farmer’s market

The Classic French Market Bag

Made in Morocco, this sturdy market tote is handwoven from date palm leaf with double leather handles that makes it ideal to grab and sling over your shoulder. Everyone needs a tote bag, and this one is so stylish and versatile. 

For the mom with on-trend modern taste

Saint Joan of Arc Special EditionCandle from SAINT by Ira DeWitt

Featuring Saint Joan of Arc, this special edition candle celebrates fearless women, and looks so pretty on her shelf or side table! The perfect gift for Mother’s Day, Saint Joan of Arc is a reminder to never underestimate the power of a woman. Each candle comes with a prayer to the patron saint, holy oil as part of the wax, and a prayer coin embedded into the candle. Best of all, proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

For the mom with the ultimate jewelry collection

The Chews Life Rosary Bracelet

Guaranteed to be her new favorite bracelet and rosary in one, this collection of really beautiful rosary bracelets come with a movable medal to keep track of where she’s at in her rosary as she prays throughout her day. This is at the top of our wish list! If she’d like a more traditionally designed rosary, the St. Gianna Rosary, dedicated to St. Gianna, the patron Saint of Mothers, Family, and Unborn Children, is elegant and durable. (And use our Aleteia exclusive discount code MOTHERS10 to save 10% on your entire order!)

For the mom who’s still using Bath & Body Works scents

Catholic Balm Co. Perfume Bar 

An all-natural, handmade solid perfume bar is the amazing upgrade she needs. Made with a base of shea butter, jojoba oil, and beeswax along with essential oils, these aromas are inspired by the stories, history, and traditions of our faith. (We recommend the MARKED scent!)

For the mom who’s always caring for others

Monastery Creations Self-Care Box 

A luxurious assortment of all-natural self-care products will hopefully encourage her to take time for herself. And best of all, these items are all handcrafted by the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration! (This box includes a candle, lip balm, soap, lavender sugar scrub, and unscented lotion. You can find more candles or lotion bars from other Catholic suppliers too.)

For the mom who has everything

Spring Madonna Statue from House of Joppa

Can’t think of something she doesn’t have? We’ve got just the thing: This lovely Spring Madonna Statue features the Madonna and Child and is sculpted to look like wood and hand painted. It’s a sweet addition to any home, and especially meaningful for new mothers.

This list was prepared in part by the sponsorship of The Catholic Art Company, PalmCross, SAINT by Ira DeWitt, Chews Life, and House of Joppa.

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