Mary Shared Deeply in the Agony Which Wrought Our Salvation

It was on Calvary that Mary’s suffering, beside the suffering of Jesus, reached an intensity which can hardly be imagined from a human point of view.

It was mysteriously and supernaturally fruitful for the Redemption of the world.

Her ascent of Calvary and her standing at the foot of the cross together with the beloved disciple were a special sort of sharing in the redeeming death of her son.”

John Paul 11 : Salvici Doloris #25