Because they are directly related to the Holy Family, the grandparents of Jesus should regularly receive our devotion.
“Mary's function as mother of men in no way obscures or diminishes this unique mediation of Christ, but rather shows its power.” (CCC 970)
Faustina, Kateri, Dina Bélanger, Carlo Acutis, John Paul II — What 5 Holy People Teach Us About the Eucharist
These five saints and blesseds serve as models to bring the Holy Eucharist to full fruition in our lives as a preparation for the promised eternal wedding feast of the Lamb (Revelation 19:7).
Although not a word was spoken by Our Lady, St. Joseph and St. John during the silent apparition at Knock, the vision spoke louder than words with an eloquent message uniting earth and heaven.
In the scriptural image of St. Mary Magdalene we see a perfect example of a person who through oblation became a model of worship and witness to Christ
Advent is also the time to remember how our Blessed Mother brought the Light of the World to us, as recounted from Genesis through the Epistles.
“If my people who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” (2 Chronicles 7:14)
Our Lady’s apparitions are full of biblical imagery