Although Mary was a privileged woman having been chosen to be the mother of Jesus, she had her share of all the trials and difficulties of life. That’s quite a good lesson for us to reflect on as we celebrate the memorial of Mary’s presentation. .
At no other time in our history do we find ourselves in such a mess as we are in now – economically, morally, and politically. In our collective misery, we cry out to our Mother. We believe that she will take care of us in this mess as she did care for us in the past.
When a child is afraid, he runs to the mother. But when the child is in danger, it is the mother that runs to the child. So it is with Mary, our Mother.