Tag: Our Lady

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The Visitation

The Visitation

May 31 is the feast of our Lady's visitation to her cousin Elizabeth. Some reflections on the canticle Mary entoned to express her great joy: the Magnificat.

A Marian Month

A Marian Month

The Church's tradition in many places dedicates the month of May to our Lady. Some words from Saint John Paul II and Saint Josemaría on growing in love for Mary.

"Our Lady's Nativity"

"Our Lady's Nativity"

For the feast of the birth of our Lady on September 8, here is a poem by Robert Southwell, who died a martyr for the faith in 1595.

Life of Mary
Tribute to Mary

Tribute to Mary

"Why – I ask you – is Mary the Mother of Christ, other than because she gave birth to the members of Christ?" Saint Augustine praises our Lady's excellence in this excerpt from a homily.

Mary, Mother of Mercy

Mary, Mother of Mercy

"God’s special love for humble people contains a deep mystery. God is 'disarmed' by simple people; their language, seemingly so naive and inoffensive, 'put(s) down the mighty from their throne.'" A new article on Christian life.

Mercy
Devotion to Our Lady

Devotion to Our Lady

This article explains the veneration given by Catholics to the Mother of God, which started in the Church in ancient times and continues to be felt vividly today. It also tells how this veneration is practised in Opus Dei.

The Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel manifests the protection offered by the Mother of God to her devotees. According to tradition, Our Lady appeared to St Simon Stock on July 16, 1251, and told him, “Whosoever dies wearing it shall not suffer eternal fire.”