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Below is our featured article for this issue. In this article, we will try to answer this question, so often posed by our non-Catholic brethren: Why does Jesus call His Mother "Woman" in the Bible?

Sincerely yours,

Lourdes Policarpio
Totus Tuus, Maria

Why does Jesus Call His Mother Woman?

by Arthur Policarpio

Why does Jesus call Mary Woman in the Bible?

Many non-Catholics point to this fact in trying to downplay the importance of the Blessed Mother in Christian life. In fact, many of them seemingly use this to justify NOT giving the Blessed Mother the respect and veneration that Catholics give her.

Is Jesus being disrespectful of His Mother when He calls her Woman?

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