“love God above everything and live His commandments.”
The statue of the Blessed Mother was proudly displayed above the tabernacle, silent and still. Many entered the church to kneel and pray.
In order to win us back to himself, to “reclaim” us and restore us in love, God chose to become one of us, to know us up close and personal. He “descended” into our world – with us, beside us. Just as each of us begins with our mothers, and that is a hugely important aspect of our personal identity, of our personal experience: it’s simply and essentially human to have our mothers