Its poems and meditations present the life of Jesus as it
may have been seen through the eyes of the woman who knew Him as her child
and her son.
Beginning with Mary’s
surprise at God’s word spoken by the angel, through her joys and sorrows as
Jesus grew to manhood, began his public ministry, suffered, died and rose
triumphant from the grave, we are led to discover the secret that allowed
Mary to endure both great joy and great sorrow—her great faith and trust in
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Finally, we join in rejoicing at
her coronation as Queen of Heaven
By reading these pages, we are called to make Jesus the center of our personal
world and find the same faith that, like Mary, enables us to put aside our
own anxiety and live our lives in peaceful trust.
This book has received:
April 9, 2004
Fr. Gary P. Applegate J.C.L.
Kansas City in Kansas