Category Archives: The Blessed Virgin Mary

May 13th Mary: Her hidden life with Jesus

May 13th Mary: Her hidden life with Jesus    ” I like to go back in my imagination to the years Jesus spent close to his mother, years which span almost the whole of his life on earth. I like to picture him as a little child, cared for by Mary, who kisses him and…

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May 30th: Mary the Channel of Grace

May 30th: Mary the Channel of Grace  “Her power before God is such that she can obtain anything that we ask for, and, like any mother, she wants to answer our prayers. Like any mother, also, she knows and understands our weaknesses. She encourages us and makes excuses for us. She makes the way easy…

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May 15 Meditation: Mary at Cana

May 15: Mary at Cana  ” In the Gospel, St. John has recorded a wonderful phrase of our Lady. At the wedding of Cana she turned to the waiters and said: “Do whatever he tells you.” That is what it is all about – getting people to face Jesus and ask him: ‘ Lord, what…

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May 31st : The Visitation Mary sings of the Love of God

Today ends our month long reflections to Our Mother Mary. I hope by following these reflections you have begun a journey to will lead you closer to the Mother of God and thus closer to Jesus.  May 31st : The Visitation Mary sings of the Love of God “God is interested in even the smallest…

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May 16th Meditation: Mary at the foot of the Cross

May 16: Mary at the foot of the Cross “We find her on Calvary, at the foot of the cross, praying. This is nothing new for Mary. She has always acted like this, in fulfilling her duties and looking after her home. As she went about the things of this earth, she kept her attention…

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May 17 Meditation: Mary the sorrowing mother

May 17: Mary the sorrowing mother    “Our Lady is there listening to the words of her Son, united to him in his suffering, when he cried out, ‘My god, my God, why have you forsaken me?’ What could she do? She united herself fully with the redemptive love of her Son and offered to…

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May 18 Meditation: Mary the Co-Redemptrix

May 18: Mary the Co-Redemptrix  “It is with good reason that the popes have called Mary Co-Redemptrix. ‘So fully, in union with her suffering and dying Son, did she suffer and nearly die; so fully, for the sake of the salvation of all souls, did she abdicate the rights of a mother over her Son,…

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May 19th Meditation: Mary Her Faith

May 19: Mary Her Faith  “If our faith is weak, we should turn to Mary. St. John tells us that it was because of the miracle that Christ performed, at this mother’s request, at the marriage feast at Cana, that ‘ his disciples learned to believe in him.’ Our Mother is always interceding with her…

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May is the Month of Mary

The Month of May is here again. Let us journey with Our Blessed Mother, offering her all prays that she may lay them at the feet of her Son, Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.  This beautiful time that the Church dedicates to the Mother of God.  As I have done many times in the…

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May 20th Meditation: Mary – Our Hope

May 20: Mary – Our Hope  ” Our Lady, a full participant in the work of our salvation, follows in the footsteps of her Son: the poverty of Bethlehem, the everyday work of a hidden life in Nazareth, the manifestation of his divinity in Cana of Galilee, the tortures of his passion, the divine sacrifice…

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