Why did the Symphony No. 3 strike such a chord in 1992? Perhaps the reason is to do with the words that inspired the music.
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In September, the painting was discovered intact under a burnt crossbeam, having suffered only minor damage.
“Our mother of sorrows, with strength from above you stood by the cross…”
“The sword would not have reached Jesus if it had not pierced Mary’s heart.” —St. Bernard
Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to honor the Virgin Mary as their mother, noting that Jesus himself gave her that role.