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  • Mary, The Divine Shepherdess

    Today, the Church honors the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title of Our Lady, Mother of the Divine Shepherd. Our Lady, herself, has been known as the Divine Shepherdess, aka, La Divina Pastora, and La Divine Bergère. There have been numerous images of Our Lady which depict her shepherding the flock of Christ. This morning, I looked about for a good…

  • Mary, Mother of Divine Providence

    “I love the image of Christ as a chubby little helpless babe in Mary’s arms–looking at His own reflection in her eyes. I love this entire image of Jesus and Mary! It reminds us that we should be like little children and trust Mary completely.” ~K. Anne, November 19, 2019. Today, the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the Blessed Virgin Mary…

  • The Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    “As the vine I have brought forth a pleasant odour: and my flowers are the fruit of honour and riches. I am the mother of fair love, and of fear, and of knowledge, and of holy hope. In me is all grace of the way and of the truth, in me is all hope of life and of virtue. Come…

  • The Blessed Virgin Mary: Necessary for Salvation

    Luther said that he “could not endure the thought that the Church of Rome should call Mary, who is only a creature, ‘our hope,’ for God alone [he said], and Jesus Christ as our Mediator, is our hope.” But the Church does teach us to invoke Mary on all occasions and call her our hope: “Hail, our hope!” ~St. Alphonsus…

  • From the Pen of St. Alphonsus

    Today, I am posting, for the third week in a row, an excerpt from The Glories of Mary, the book which flowed from the pen of the great Marian priest, St. Alphonsus Liguori. Today’s excerpt is a small essay on Our Lady’s role as our Mother, and it begins now: When Mary’s clients call her Mother, they are not using empty words, or…