And He.wanted her with the disciples..taken care of as a widow.John 19:26, "When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son!"
The word woman is Strong #G1135---gyne, defined as follows:
1) a woman of any age, whether a virgin, or married, or a widow
2) a wife
a) of a betrothed woman
Where is the respect you mentioned Cly the Roman Guy?
And by the way no one has brought up ...We do not have any sermonS by Jesus about Bethlehem and his birth..And yet they are in the gospel..how??
Since Jesus knew they would be written maybe she was to stay eith them as a source if information.
She was the only person at all the events surrounding His birth..the flight to Egypt.
God has a,plan..And like it or not Mary was a part of it.
In rejecting the CC we should not diss His mother as has Bern done Here..not by you..it makes no sense.