“You may call me Mother,” the woman answered, kissing me again on the forehead. “Everyone calls me Mother here. Now stand up and stop making a fool of yourself.”
"It's all over town that you went with the crowd of peasants and listened to that addle-pated Rabbi preach from a mountain-top all day long! And you told everybody it was wonderful!"
"You are the one who has suffered from these attacks - the phenomena - you have mentioned. Therefore, we must pray that a special grace descends upon you."
"What Gabriel is trying to say is that the veil between the land of the dead and ours is much thinner tonight. We shouldn't joke about such matters."
"The glass marker installed the window, and then made his home in the village since he could not bear to leave it after the death of his son. I think that besides his son's grave being here, the stained glass window was the man's closest connection to his child, and that had something to do with it."
"She was named Rose in honor of the rose given to them by the Queen of Heaven, and was even consecrated to the Blessed Virgin in thanksgiving for the graces received from God."
"You must be completely quiet, because it is very dangerous to us to hide you here. Tonight, after dark, you must leave!"