Tag: mary

Je Suis L’Immaculee Conception

Prayer of the Immaculate Conception O God, who by the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, didst prepare a worthy dwelling place for thy Son, we beseech thee that, as by the foreseen death of this, thy Son, thou didst preserve her from all stain, so too thou wouldst permit us, purified through her…

Que soy era Immaculada Counceptiou

Today is the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. Are you ready for a virtual visit to Lourdes? Visit Lourdes-france.org to be a part of the international Mass, Blessed Sacrament procession, and the torchlight procession. This is a beautiful site! You can also follow in the steps of St. Bernadette and read about cures and…

Happy Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe!

I encourage you to visit the O+L+G Feast Day Link Up. So far, there are 14 wonderful and creative entries. I love these link ups! It’s an overload of wonderful ideas to pick and choose from. I have also updated the post with some pics of our own preparations. ¡Viva la Virgen de Guadalupe!

First officially approved Marian apparition for U.S.

This was exciting news, appropriately announced on yesterday’s Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Zenit reports: Marian Apparition in US Declared Worthy of Belief Our Lady Appeared in 1859 to Belgian Immigrant in Wisconsin GREEN BAY, Wisconsin, DEC. 8, 2010 (Zenit.org).- On today’s feast of the Immaculate Conception, patroness of the United States, apparitions of Our…

Pleasing to the Lord

It’s a feast-filled week of Advent! Thanks to Jen at Family in Feast and Feria, here is a lovely coloring page of the Miraculous Medal. Prayer to Our Lady Immaculate Most holy Virgin, who wast pleasing to the Lord and became His Mother, immaculate in body and spirit, in faith and in love, look kindly…

Our most powerful weapon

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Our Lady of the Rosary. This feast, established by Pope Pius V and previously referred to as Our Lady of Victory, commemorates the 16th century Battle of Lepanto which secured Europe against the Turks. Devotion to the rosary is what won this battle. It is still our most…

In Her desolation

Short Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary in Her Desolation Hail, Mary, full of sorrows, the Crucified is with thee; tearful art thou amongs women, and tearful is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of the Crucified, give tears to us, crucifiers of thy Son, now and at the hour of our…

Maria Bambina nativity

Reposting from 2009 Many years ago, a very good friend whose name is Mary, gave me a pocket-size novena booklet with this image of Maria Bambina. It also contains a small piece of cotton that has been touched to the miraculous Infant Mary’s image in Milan. I carry it with me always. Prayer to Maria…

Novena for the unemployed – day 9

Join Easter’s Novena to Mary for Employment for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8. This novena began August 30 and ends today, September 7. Recite each day: V. O God, come to my assistance R. O Lord, make haste to help me V. Glory be to the Father,…

Novena for the unemployed – day 8

Join Easter’s Novena to Mary for Employment for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8. This novena began August 30 and ends on September 7. Recite each day: V. O God, come to my assistance R. O Lord, make haste to help me V. Glory be to the Father,…

Novena for the unemployed – day 7

Join Easter’s Novena to Mary for Employment for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8. This novena began August 30 and ends on September 7. Recite each day: V. O God, come to my assistance R. O Lord, make haste to help me V. Glory be to the Father,…

Novena for the unemployed – day 6

Join Easter’s Novena to Mary for Employment for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8. This novena began August 30 and ends on September 7. Recite each day: V. O God, come to my assistance R. O Lord, make haste to help me V. Glory be to the Father,…

Novena for the unemployed – day 5

Join Easter’s Novena to Mary for Employment for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8. This novena began August 30 and ends on September 7. Recite each day: V. O God, come to my assistance R. O Lord, make haste to help me V. Glory be to the Father,…

Novena for the unemployed – day 4

Join Easter’s Novena to Mary for Employment for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8. This novena began August 30 and ends on September 7. Recite each day: V. O God, come to my assistance R. O Lord, make haste to help me V. Glory be to the Father,…

Novena for the unemployed – day 3

Join Easter’s Novena to Mary for Employment for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8. This novena began August 30 and ends on September 7. Recite each day: V. O God, come to my assistance R. O Lord, make haste to help me V. Glory be to the Father,…

Novena for the unemployed – day 2

Join Easter’s Novena to Mary for Employment for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8. This novena began August 30 and ends on September 7. Recite each day: V. O God, come to my assistance R. O Lord, make haste to help me V. Glory be to the Father,…

Novena for the unemployed – day 1

Join Easter’s Novena to Mary for Employment for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8. This novena starts today, August 30 and ends on September 7. Recite each day: V. O God, come to my assistance R. O Lord, make haste to help me V. Glory be to the…

Candle craft for Mary’s feast

I love this Mary’s Candle activity from Women for Faith & Family: An especially appealing project for this Solemnity of Mary is to make a special candle. This candle can be made by attaching a picture or figure of the Infant Jesus to the base of a large pillar-type candle. You might carve a little…

Pray the Rosary . . .

. . . especially today, the Feast of the Our Lady of the Rosary! For many years, we had this bumper sticker on our autos. I must admit, it didn’t always elicit a good response from other drivers. Our family has been saying the rosary together each night for over 10 years. We do miss…

2009 Public Square Rosary Crusade

Saturday, October 10 — Find a Rosary Rally near you. “Public prayer is far more powerful than private prayer to appease the anger of God and call down His Mercy and Holy Mother Church, guided by the Holy Spirit, has always advocated public prayer in times of public tragedy and suffering.” — Saint Louis de…

Another antique mall rescue

This little Our Lady of Guadalupe bud vase is my latest antique mall find. She is only about five inches tall, rustic, yet ornate, and was made in Mexico. She was so sweet I just had to rescue her and bring her home. Right now she sits, waiting for a flower, on the shelf above…

Getting ready for the Assumption

The more we are sinners, the more she has tenderness and compassion for us. — Saint John Marie Vianney, the Curé of Ars If you are looking for some creative ways to celebrate the Feast of the Assumption with your family, visit Shower of Roses. Jessica has compiled some wonderful activities and ideas including story…