Can an ancient prayer be as meaningful today as it was 2000 years ago? Mary's Song answers with an emphatic yes. Offering fresh and compelling insights into the Magnificat—Mary's biblical greeting to her cousin Elizabeth at the time of her pregnancy—the book firmly roots the canticle in contemporary experience. Author Mary Catherine Nolan looks at the Magnificat verse by verse and explores emerging and timeless themes such as joy, mercy, regard for the poor, and prayer. With both theological and personal spiritual reflections, she helps the reader to recognize the significance Mary's Song can have in our lives today—both in the way we live and the way we pray. Complete with additional scripture and thoughts for reflection, as well as a closing prayer for each chapter, this book provides both the encouragement and challenge we need for making Mary's Song our own.