25 years ago in U.S. Catholic: A mom’s-eye view of the Blessed Mother
By Margaret Mantle
This article appeared in the May 1989 issue of U.S. Catholic (Vol. 54, No. 5, pages 29-31).
Like a lot of us, I grew up with a pretty traditional view of Mary. She was the gentle, sweet, patient mother of Jesus and a model of virtue to us all. She was the sort of perfect mom we all wanted to be when we grew up and had babies.