Imitation of Mary

Benedict XVI is upholding Mary as an example of one who listened to the Word of God, assimilated it, and kept it in her heart.

The Pope spoke about the Blessed Virgin in a meeting Feb. 26 with parish priests of the Diocese of Rome, a Lenten tradition, in which he answered their questions and concerns.

"Mary is really the woman who listens," he affirmed, "we see it in the meeting with the angel, and we see it again in all the scenes of her life, from the wedding at Cana to the cross and to the day of Pentecost, when she was in the midst of the Apostles precisely to receive the Spirit."

He added, "She is the symbol of openness, of the Church that awaits the coming of the Holy Spirit."
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