Tag: Our Lady

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A Marian Month: Praying with Pope Francis

A Marian Month: Praying with Pope Francis

Pope Francis has asked people to pray the Rosary daily in May for the end of the pandemic. Thirty representative shrines throughout the world will guide the Marian prayer, which will be broadcast live on the official channels of the Holy See at 6:00 pm (Rome time) every day.

Seven Sorrows of Our Lady

Seven Sorrows of Our Lady

September 15th is the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. According to an ancient tradition in the Church, we venerate the "seven sorrows of Our Lady," when perfectly united to her Son's sacrifice on the Cross, Mary lovingly shares in Jesus' self-giving for our redemption.

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.

"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.