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The story is interwoven with the plight of Peter (Noam Jenkins) who–although the Church is growing–is faced with heresy upon heresy, distortions of the Faith in thought and practice (“they are picking apart the Living Word of God”) and the malaise of his own indecision.
Mary is able to strengthen Peter’s faith (and ours as we listen to her!
), not only by recounting details of the Annunciation and Jesus’ life and ministry, but through her own reflection and wisdom about what it all means and “where to go from here,” when the Apostles and first Christians had no Church history to fall back on.
He is reminded by other Church leaders that Jesus gave him the authority to lead, and that if he doesn’t, impostors will fill the gap.
Mercifully, Our Lady (whom all call “Mother”) summons Peter–because she knows she is getting ready to go to the Father’s house.