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Mary is a Big Deal! Part II

09-24-2017David Lins

Last week, I used this space to address why people should desire and pursue a strong devotion to the Blessed Mother.

This week, I'd like to get a little blunt. Many people attack the Catholic Church for placing too much emphasis on Mary. These same people often claim we don't put enough emphasis on the Bible. In order to calmly refute both of these claims at the same time, let's see if Mary just shows up in the manger and then vanishes from the Bible. (Spoiler alert: she doesn't.)

We need to start where the Bible starts: The book of Genesis. Addressing the devil, God says, "I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers."


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