A MOTHER’S PRAYER FOR HER CHILDREN.


A MOTHER’S PRAYER FOR HER CHILDREN Holy Mother Mary, Who by virtue of your divine motherhood, Hast become mother of us all I place the charge which God has given me, under your loving protection. Be a Protecting Mother to my children. Guard their bodies and keep them in health and strength. Guard their minds…

HYMN “STABAT MATER”.


STABAT MATER HYMN   At the cross her station keeping stood the mournful Mother weeping, close to Jesus to the last.   Through her heart, his sorrow sharing, all his bitter anguish bearing, now at length the sword had passed.   Oh, how sad and sore distressed was that Mother highly blessed of the sole…

JESUS IS LAID IN THE ARMS OF HIS BLESSED MOTHER.


JESUS IS LAID IN THE ARMS OF HIS BLESSED MOTHER “• Mary stands by the Cross, engulfed in grief. And John is beside her. But it is getting late, and the Jews press for Our Lord to be removed from there. Having obtained from Pilate the permission required by Roman law for the burial of…

TOWER OF IVORY, PRAY OF US!


TOWER OF IVORY, PRAY OF US! In the Judeo-Christian tradition, the term “ivory tower” is used not only as a symbol for noble purity, but also of beatury and strength. It originates with the Song of Solomon (7:4) (“Your neck is like an ivory tower”; in the Hebrew Masoretic text, it is found in 7:5)…

Jan. 24: OUR LADY OF PEACE


Jan. 24: OUR LADY OF PEACE Our Lady of Peace, Mother of Peace, Queen of Peace or Our Lady Queen of Peace is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Crowned on July 9, 1906, she is represented holding a dove and an olive branch. Her memorial is celebrated on January 24 in Hawaii and…

POPE FRANCIS: AS MOTHER, MARY INTERCEDES ON OUR BEHALF.


POPE FRANCIS: AS MOTHER, MARY INTERCEDES ON OUR BEHALF. VATICAN CITY, JANUARY 1, 2018 (Zenit.org).- Below you have the ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis gave on Jan. 1, 2018, before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square. +++ Before the Angelus:  Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning!…

January 1: HAPPY SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD!


January 1: HAPPY SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD! Why Do Catholics Rightfully Call Mary, the Mother of God? AV summary & text The Catholic Church wants to begin the year asking for the protection of the Most Holy Virgin Mary. Today’s solemnity is the most ancient Marian feast in the Occident. Inscriptions and paintings…