The Catholic Companion to Mary is an attempt to bring Mary, the Mother of Jesus, to life as a flesh-and-blood human being, using what research, theological study, and the experience of millions of Catholics have revealed about her.
This book presents what the Catholic Church believes about Mary, coupled with a wealth of intriguing information about people's devotion to her. These pages are meant to act as a lens to bring Mary into greater focus, so that ultimately readers may be drawn to a stronger relationship with the Blessed Virgin.
Chapters focus on pivotal events in Mary's life, including:
- Mary's marriage to Joseph
- Mary and Joseph's escape into Egypt
- Intercession at the wedding in Cana
- Jesus' preaching
- The Crucifixion
- Mary's Assumption