But the work which most richly embroidered the gospel narratives and was destined to exert a tremendous influence on later Mariology was the Protoevangelium of James. Written for Mary’s glorification, this described her divinely ordered...
Do not descend, but rise above so ill-mannered a person.
The rising influence of lay piety is particularly marked upon the Mariological controversies of the late medieval period. Two rival positions developed: the maculist position, which held that Mary was subject to original sin, in...
Determination, effort, and practice are rewarded with success.
Do you not see the Madonna always beside the tabernacle?
The sense of the joy in anything is the sense of Christ.
I cannot alter the past, but the future is very much in my hands.