Mary prophesied, "...all generations shall call me blessed..." Luke 1:46-49
October 15, 2020
While Catholics worship God only, we are devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Why?
• We honor Mary (and the saints) because they modeled virtuous, holy lives.
• “The knot of Eve’s disobedience was loosed by the obedience of Mary. What the virgin Eve had bound in unbelief, the Virgin Mary loosed through faith” –Saint Irenaeus (~125-202).
• Jesus comes to us through Mary’s obedience and faith.
• Because Mary humbly said ‘Yes’ to the Father when told she will conceive by the Holy Spirit and bear the Son of God, Jesus never denies His Mother any request.
• So as...