I want to be the child right in front of Mary asking to be picked up. Wouldn't it be awesome to be a child curled up and sitting on her lap? I think of my babies in Heaven and imagine Mary snuggling with them.
The Queenship of Mary. As in all the mysteries of Mary’s life, Mary is closely associated with Jesus: Her queenship is a share in Jesus’ kingship. We can also recall that in the Old Testament the mother of the king has great influence in court.
Saint Catherine of Alexandria, also known as Saint Catherine of the Wheel and The Great Martyr Saint Catherine is a Christian saint and virgin, who was martyred in the early century at the hands of the pagan emperor Maxentius.