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Ever Virgin, 499‑501

Full of grace, 722, 2676

Handmaid of the Lord, 510

Hodigitria

” or “She shows the

way,” 2674

Immaculate, 491‑92

Mother of Christ, 411

Mother of the Church, 963‑70

Mother of God, 466, 495, 509

Mother of the living, 494, 511

The New Eve, 411

“Panagia” or All Holy, 493

Seat of Wisdom, 721

veneration of Mary

faith concerning the veneration

of Mary based on faith

concerning Christ, 487

liturgical feasts of, 2043, 2177

in the liturgical year, 1172, 1370

not adoration, 971

prayer to, 2675‑79

respect for the name of, 2146

Mass.

See

Eucharist

Mass media

correct use of, 2496

laws against misuse of, 2498

misuse of, 2523

Masturbation

, 2352

Materialism

, 285, 2124

Matrimony.

See

Marriage

Maturity (in the Christian faith)

,

1248, 1308

Mediator

Mary mediatrix, 969

See also

Christ

Meditation

, 2705‑08

fruits of, 2706, 2708

goals of, 2723

and growth in understanding the faith,

94‑95

methods of, 2707

as one of the three major expressions

of prayer, 2699

significance of, 2705

times suitable for, 2186

Meek

, 716, 1716

.

See also

Gentleness

Meeting

between God and men, 1153, 2299,

2560, 2563, 2567, 2591, 2626, 2710

with Jesus, 529, 995, 1021

liturgy as meeting between Christ and

the Church, 1097

Memorial

the Eucharist as memorial of Jesus’

death and Resurrection, 611, 1167,

1330, 1358, 1362‑72, 1382

Jesus institutes the memorial of His

free offering, 610, 1323, 1337

liturgy as memorial of the mystery of

salvation, 1099

of the saving events of the Old

Covenant, 1093, 2170

Mentality

Christian, 2105

and the diversity of confession in

marriage, 1634

of this world, 2727

Mercy

acceptance of God’s, 1847, 2840

Christ wills, 2100

the Church bestows God’s mercy to

man, 2040

the Church implores God’s, 1037

as the fruit of charity, 1829

God’s, 210‑11, 270

Jesus shows the Father’s, 545, 589,

1439, 1846

justification as the highest sign of

God’s, 1994

Mary, “Mother of mercy,” 2677

significance and kinds of works of,

2447

sinners refusing God’s, 1864, 2091

works of mercy are necessary, 1473

Merit

, 2006‑11

Christ as the source of our, 1476, 2011

definition and significance of, 2006

grace and, 1708, 2008‑09, 2011, 2025‑27

man as a participator in the merit of

Christ, 2008‑09

no merit on the part of man before

God, 2007

of the saints, 956, 1476