May the blessin' of God and his Holy Mother keep you till I see you agin!
The Holy Mother, and my figlio dilettissimo—it is enough that they know.
The skin of this people is not of a wholesome color like the skin of our people who are born of our Holy Mother earth.
Are the Holy Mother and the blessed saints not enough for thee?
Holy Mother, what sin is mine that I should be afflicted thus!
Then he knew that the little old woman was indeed the Holy Mother.
Are you a heretic, that you refuse the penances which God and our Holy Mother Church have ordained?
I asked the Holy Mother to pity my sorrows, and send you to me.
The Holy Mother gave her a blessing, and made a motion for her to rise.
"Your blessing, in the first place, Holy Mother," the lay sister answered.