Tag: Virgin Mary

Why do Catholics sing to Mary?

Catholics sing to Mary, the mother of Jesus because of Jesus and everything He has done for her. Some Christians consider singing as part of worship. They have what they call “praise and worship,” which is mostly made up of singing. Singing for many Christians is …

Virgin Mary – the Real Story

It is said that, “No one chooses their family or birthplace.” This is true, however there was an exception to this. Someone chose both family and birthplace. Imagine most people if they had that power to choose, would choose to be born in a wealthy family …

Ave Maris Stella

Promises to those who sing the Ave Maris Stella (Scroll down for Text) During a riot at Rome, a mob came to the house where St. Bridget lived; a leader talked of burning Bridget alive. She prayed to Our Blessed Lord to know if she should …

Consecration of Ourselves to Jesus Christ

THE INCARNATE WISDOM O Eternal and Incarnate Wisdom! O sweetest and most adorable Jesus! True God and True Man, only Son of the Eternal Father, and of Mary ever Virgin! I adore Thee profoundly in the bosom and glory of Thy Father during eternity; and I adore …

Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. God the Father of Heaven, Have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, Have mercy on us. God the Holy Ghost, …

The Five First Saturdays Devotion

Our Lady of Fatima Promises all the Graces Necessary for Heaven if a Catholic Finishes the Five First Saturdays Devotion “Whether the world has war or peace depends on the practice of this devotion, along with the consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This is …

The Seven Sorrows Devotion

The Blessed Virgin Mary grants seven graces to the souls who honor her daily by saying seven Hail Mary’s and meditating on her tears and dolors (sorrows). The devotion was passed on by St. Bridget. HERE ARE THE SEVEN GRACES: I will grant peace to their …

The Memorare

St. Bernard of Clairvaux composed the famous prayer to the Most Blessed Virgin Mary known as The Memorare Remember REMEMBER, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thy intercession was left …

Miraculous Photos of the Blessed Virgin Mary

A collection of some miraculous photographs of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Well, as Saint Augustine of Hippo says, “Unless you believe, you will not understand.” Marian Apparition in Egypt These are some of the photographic evidence that actually shows the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary. …

Intercession of Mary and the Saints

Prayers to saints seem to me to be the thin edge of the wedge of spiritualism, which is abhorrent to the Lord. There can be no comparison between the two. The intercommunication by prayer of all who are united in God is a very different thing …

Devotion to the Saints Explained

Why pray to Saints? Is it not better to pray to God direct? Not always. The same answer applies here as in the case of prayers to the Virgin Mary, who after all is the greatest of the Saints. God may wish to give certain favors …

Mary: God’s Masterpiece

She is the daughter of God the Father, the Mother of God the Son, the Mystical Spouse of the Holy Spirit—the Blessed Virgin Mary. She is the morning star, the tower of ivory, the Ark of the Covenant, the Lily most pure—the Blessed Virgin Mary. She …

22 Beautiful Images of Jesus and Mary

Below are some of the most beautiful images of Jesus and Mary that I have ever seen on the Internet. 1. Mary, Full of Grace Mary’s Fiat. 2. Adoration of the Magi Christ the King is born and worthy of adoration. Earth rejoice! 3. Nativity of …

Accept Everything the Church Teaches

As Catholics, do we have to accept everything the Church teaches? If you want to call yourself Catholic, but you want to pick and choose for yourself which of the Church’s teachings to accept and which to reject, you give everyone else who calls themselves Catholic …

Hail Mary Explained

The “Hail Mary” is the illuminative word ever spoken to a human being and it is through it that the Light (Jesus Christ) came into the midst of men to overcome darkness. Let’s examine the Hail Mary prayer. Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is …