Why is Mary so revered in Catholic teaching and tradition?

On December 5, 2009, in God's Word, MARIOLOGY, Uncategorized, by claretian

By bringing God to the human race, Mary became the model of the Church in that same function – a function for which it is called to be “without stain … holy and blameless” (Eph. 5:27). It was thus appropriate for God to predestine her to pattern his ideal for the Church, by keeping her [...]