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Mariology: Scripture

Roman Catholic Mariology deals with the life and role of the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus, as well as her veneration, throughout the ages, in theology, prayer, hymns, art, music, and architecture.

Online Bible Dictionary

    "Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you"         (Lk 1:28) 

 "Blessed are you among women,
 and blessed is the fruit of your womb"
(Lk 1:42)

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Mary in Scripture. "Do whatever he tells you." John 2:5

Compare Luke 1:26-56 with 2 Samuel 6:1-5

Exegesis Information

"Marriage at Cana" by Giotto

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