“Who is this that looks forth like the dawn, fair as the moon, bright as the sun, terrible as an army with banners?” (Sg 6:10).
The sacred text compares the Blessed Virgin to an army in battle array.
Our Lady strikes terror into the powers of evil, for She unmasks their snares, snatches from them, for God, the souls they had corrupted, and strengthens the children of light to dauntlessly resist the onslaughts of the demon and his followers.
Moreover, the Queen of Prophets also presents herself as the most powerful inspirer of all the invectives, attacks and victories of good against the empire of darkness! And the most beautiful battles commanded by Her are yet to begin…