“We are accused of pompously eulogizing Mary and are blamed for the honor we render her.  I do not refer to the impious, but rather to the poorly instructed Christians who do not know the gift of God in this miracle of his omnipotence.  

Can we really assert too much, do too much, provided we do not declare her equal to the Divinity, provided we make a distinction between her veneration and that of the Divinity?  

What has God said of Mary?  What has he done for her?  He is our Model!”

    Blessed William Joseph Chaminade
Founder of the Marianist Family