Many have questions regarding the role of Mary in the Catholic Church. Review the teachings of the Church about Mary, called "Dogmas." There are four.

1. Mary is truly the Mother of God, since she gave birth to the Second Person of the Trinity who became man for our sake.

2. The Church traditionally presents Mary as “virgin before, during and after giving birth”, affirming, by indicating these three moments, that she never ceased to be a virgin.

3.“…that the most Blessed Virgin Mary, in the first instance of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege granted by Almighty God, in view of the merits of Jesus Christ, the Saviour of the human race, was preserved free from all stain of original sin.”

4. The Virgin Mary, “having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory.”

Learn more about the Church's teaching at Catholic-link.org.