Part One: The Profession of Faith › Section Two of Part One: The Profession of the Christian Faith: The Creeds ›› CHAPTER 3: I Believe in the Holy Spirit ››› Article 9: “I Believe in the Holy Catholic Church” ›››› §6 Our Lady
› IN BRIEF
Questions and Answers
1. to the Father’s will
2. to Christ’s redemptive work
3. to every prompting of the Holy Spirit.
Thus, Our Lady is the “exemplary realization” (typus) of the Church.
Our Lady’s function as mother of men does not diminish the unique mediation of Christ but rather shows its power.
“Essentially” means “referring to the essence” which, in Our Lady’s case, is that of a creature while, in the second case, it refers to God Himself.
The term “eschatological” means: “referring to the final destiny”.