Category Archives: The Blessed Virgin Mary

May 22nd Meditation: Mary Ever Virgin

May 22nd :  Mary Ever Virgin “The purity, humility, and generosity of Mary are in sharp contrast to our wretchedness and selfishness. To the extent that we realize this, we should feel moved to imitate her. We too are creatures of God, and if we strive to imitate her fidelity, God will surely do great…

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May 21: Mary’s Prayer

May 21: Mary’s Prayer  “Let us ask the Blessed Virgin to make us contemplatives, to teach us to recognize the constant calls from God at the door of our heart. Let us ask her now: Our Mother, you  brought to earth Jesus, who reveals the love of our Father God. Help us to recognize him…

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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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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 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 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 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 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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Mary: Our Lady of Fatima

Mary: Our Lady of Fatima “O Lady of Fatima Hail! Immaculate Mother of Grace, O Pray for us help us today, the hope of the human race.” And so we raise our voices in the hymn of love to Our Blessed Mother. We remember the very detailed events that occurred in 1917 and beyond. We…

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