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What was Mary like?

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PRAYING TO MARY

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Tom Hoopes - published on 05/16/22

She wasn't shy, she wasn't showy ... What was she like?

I’m not sure what you think Mary is like, but I think it’s easy to get her wrong.

Sometimes we think of her as she appears in some statues, demurely lowering her eyes. That’s not quite right, or at least it doesn’t sum her up. She wasn’t a shy person who refused to put herself forward.

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