Archives for Nine-Month Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe

Cardinal Burke’s Second Reflection

During the first apparition to St. Juan Diego, Mary introduced herself as the VirginMother of God and our mother. These words are as comforting and inspiring today as they were nearly 500 years ago:“… I am honored to be your compassionate mother, yours and that of all the people thatlive together in this land, and also of all the other various lineages of men; those wholove me, those who cry to me, those who seek me, those who trust in me.”As Catholics, we say that Mary is our Mother a great deal. We call her our BlessedMother – enough, perhaps,...
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