Father Jim McCormack, MIC, always feels Our Lady's presence close at hand. Our Lady, he says, "is always there leading me to her Son."

Mary in the Gospels

The Holy Bible bears witness to Mary's central role in the life of Jesus and, thus, the life of the Church, offering the very foundation for a living tradition that venerates the Mother of our Lord. The following are biblical passages that include Mary or make reference to our Lord's family.