The mother of Jesus Christ and thus bearer of the title "Mother of God." From apostolic times, the faithful have accorded to Mary the highest forms of veneration (as opposed to adoration or the worship given to God alone). She is celebrated throughout the year and in devotions such as the rosary and litany and is hailed the patroness of many countries, including the United States.
Mary is the mother of Jesus.
The mother of Jesus, sometimes called the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mary is very important in the Roman Catholic church.
the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
the Mother of Jesus - Other titles are, Mother of God, Blessed Mother, Our Lady
in the New Testament, the mother of Jesus and at the time of his conception the betrothed wife of Joseph. The Gospels relate that Mary was a virgin when she conceived Jesus through a miracle of God. She was present at the crucifixion along with Mary Magdalene and other women. [ Spiritual Song; Transfiguaration; Bequest: Blood Guilt; Metamorphosis; The Saint; In the Moonlight; Bluebeard
The central point of the theology of Mary is that she is the Mother of God. In traditions since apostolic times, the Church and the faithful have accorded to Mary the highest forms of veneration. She is celebrated in feasts throughout the year, and in devotions such as the rosary and litany and is hailed the patroness of many countries, including the United States.
The Apostle Paul's Epistle to the Romans (16:6) mentions a Mary. She is said to have treated Paul with special kindness, and to have "laboured much among" the early Christian community.