Home Summer School Summer School 2013 Summer School Flash Why do Catholics worship Mary? By The Editors June 24, 2013 Well, Catholics actually don’t worship Mary. They do pray to Mary. Think about the times you’ve asked someone to pray for you because you were sick or in need. That’s why Catholics pray to Mary, believing she can bring their concerns to Jesus. Watch our “Mary in Two Minutes Video” for more information about the relationship between Catholics and the Virgin Mary.