Mary, The Mother Of God - What’s All The Fuss About?


Using paragraph 89 of the CCC and paragraph 65 of The Dogmatic Constitution on the Church—Lumen Gentium, Tim demonstrates this first and greatest dogma concerning Mary to be an exemplar of the truth that “there is an organic connection between our spiritual life and the dogmas” (CCC 89) and truly it can be said that Mary, “unites in her person and re-echoes the most important doctrines of the Faith” (LG 65). Tim brings to light the axiom, “No Mary, No Jesus—Know Mary, Know Jesus” as exemplified by this most ancient Marian dogma.


Tim Staples is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization here at Catholic Answers, but he was not always Catholic. Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Although he fell away from the faith of his childhood, Tim came back to faith in Christ during...