Thomas of Villanova, O.S.A. (AD 1486-1555), Birth of Mary, Sermon 2, 7-9: Opera Omnia IV, 298-300
O, hallowed vessel of God! What an honor to honor you; truly, all generations shall call you blessed! What an honor you had to honor the One that honored your womb! What an honor you had to say "Yes" to Him in whom all God's promises are "Yes!"