Mary, Mother of the Church

Posted June 10, 2019 5:43 pm by Editor

Mary, Mother of the Church

Commentary by Cardinal Robert SarahHistory of the mosaic Mary “Mater Ecclesiae” in Saint Peter’s SquareOne of the most recent architectural additions to Saint Peter’s Square is the mosaic of Mary “Mother of the Church,” with the inscription Totus Tuus, yet another sign of Saint John Paul II’s great love for our Lady. Text from Pope FrancisContinuing our catecheses on the Church, today I would like to look
at Mary as the image and model of the Church. I will do so by taking up
an expression of the Second Vatican Council. The Constitution Lumen Gentium
states: “As St Ambrose taught,

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