Christus Vivit 48: Mary, Who Guides Our Hope

Concluding our look at Mary, the young woman of Nazareth, emphasizing her role to assist us in the virtue of hope:

48. Today, Mary is the Mother who watches over us, her children, on our journey through life, often weary and in need, anxious that the light of hope not fail. For that is our desire: that the light of hope never fail. Mary our Mother looks to this pilgrim people: a youthful people whom she loves, and who seek her in the silence of their hearts amid all the noise, the chatter and the distractions of the journey. Under the gaze of our Mother, there is room only for the silence of hope. Thus Mary illumines anew our youth.

Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation in its entirety is on this link at the Vatican site.

Any thoughts on this treatment of Mary?

The text in color is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana

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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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