No, Mary was not a surrogate mother

A reader writes: “Wasn’t Mary a surrogate mother? Did she not bear a son for someone other than her husband, Joseph? Jesus was the Son of God. Was he not conceived by artificial insemination? She didn’t have intercourse with anyone. … I

Mary, the Holy Mother of God

On this day, we honor Mary as the “Mother of God,” and we celebrate her role in God’s plan of salvation. The feast was introduced near the end of the fourth century and is the oldest Marian feast in the Roman liturgical

1 2 3 11