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Category Marian Devotions

The Secret of the Rosary, Second Rose

Since the Holy Rosary is composed, principally and in substance, of the Prayer of Christ and the Angelic Salutation, that is, the Our Father and the Hail Mary, it was without doubt the first prayer and the first devotion of… Continue Reading →

The Secret of the Rosary, First Rose

The rosary is made up of two things: mental prayer and vocal prayer. In the Holy Rosary mental prayer is none other than the meditation of the chief mysteries of the life, death and glory of Jesus Christ and of… Continue Reading →

Nativity of Our Lady, September 8

Catholic Feast. “Your birth, oh Virgin Mary!, Was joyful news for the world; because from You was born the Sun of righteousness, Christ our Lord, who by destroying the curse gave us the blessing, and by defeating death, gave us… Continue Reading →

Our Lady of Guadalupe (Extremadura, Spain) September 6

Catholic Feast. (This feast is not to be confused with the Apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe of Mexico.) Among the famous sanctuaries that are raised throughout the Spanish territory in honor of the Mother of God, one of the… Continue Reading →

Our Lady of Mount Carmel July 16

Catholic Feast. From Mount Carmel there appeared in Europe in the 13th century, along with the Crusaders, some hermits called Brothers of Saint Mary of Mount Carmel. Its rule was approved in 1245. On July 16, 1251, the heavenly Lady… Continue Reading →

Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary July 2

Catholic Feast. Barely had the mystery of the Incarnation of the Word taken place, when Mary went from Nazareth to Judea to visit and assist her cousin St. Elizabeth. To the greeting of Mary, John rejoices in the bowels of… Continue Reading →

Prayer in Thanksgiving for Our Lady’s Privileges

Prayer. V/. MOST Holy Trinity, FATHER, SON, and HOLY GHOST, Three Persons and one GOD, we adore Thee, and with all the love of our whole hearts we give Thee thanks for the high gifts and privileges granted to Mary… Continue Reading →

The Magnificat

Prayer. My soul doth magnify the Lord. And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour. Because he hath regarded the humility of his handmaid; for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. Because he that is mighty, hath done great things… Continue Reading →

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