So, the last gift Jesus gave to us - before giving Himself fully - was His Mother to be our Mother.
The Mother of Jesus is the Mother of His Church - and our Mother. You gave us the complete fulfillment of that hope As the Apostle Paul taught, in the fullness of time you chose that woman, born under the law to redeem us - and make us your sons and daughters. 4:4) Jesus Christ the Lord The humble Virgin whom you chose is Mary.
However, after affirming that, along with them, he was there as a pilgrim, he used the opportunity to reset Marian Piety for Catholic Christians.
In his plain-spoken manner, he juxtaposed two approaches to Marian Piety. Then, he revealed the better way, an evangelical way, of practicing Marian Piety in a way which helps one draw closer to Jesus Christ.
"Lady friend" may also be used to signify a romantic relationship with an older woman, when the term "girl" as in "girlfriend" may be deemed age-inappropriate.