- A big thanks and a warm welcome to our guest, D.L. Mayfield!
- Panel intros
- What is the Magnificat?
- Our past experiences with the text
- Diving deeper into the text itself: significant language; reaching back to the OT; connections to Jesus’ ministry
- Some relevant paragraphs from the Catechism of the Catholic Church (We looked at 2618-22)
- and some digressions on the power of the veneration of Mary and Catholic social teachings regarding the poor
- Danielle’s WaPo piece on the sociopolitical message of the Magnificat