She’s my go-to saint when I have any kind of long-suffering woes, especially if they’re related to my family. I can relate to her, and I know she can relate to me because she has been through so much herself. The same will be true for you.
Mary of the Visitation represents for me the person who doesn’t stop to consider, “What will it cost me to do such-and-such?” but rather the person who stops to consider, “What will it cost others if I don’t do such-and-such?”
“In silence to break down the wall of silence” — a protest of 100 faithful in downtown Rome earlier today, aimed at respectfully appealing to bishops to break their silence and speak up against moral corruption in the Church today. Timed to coincide with #PBC2019