Posts Tagged ‘Mother of God’

Striking fear in the hearts of Protestants and “bible-believing” Christians everywhere, this young teenage virgin may be the single hardest issue for non catholics to wrap their brains around.

20120902-220337.jpgIt’s understandable, to a degree, why people who don’t know any better might have misgivings about the ways Catholics venerate the Mother of God. What’s disappointing is that most non Catholics don’t ever bother to ask “why?” Instead, they make assumptions based on their own uninformed observations or, worse yet, on other people’s misguided judgements.

But what’s that you say? Mary’s not the mother of God? Of course not! She’s just some peasant girl who God used for His own purpose. It could have been anybody, right? There’s nothing at all special about Mary! Right?