Archive for 'Mother Mary'

Honoring Mary

Luke 2: 16-21 Num 6: 22-27/ Psa 67 / Gal 4:4-7 But Mary kept all these things, reflecting on them in her heart. (Luke 2:19) Lord, on this first day of the year, We honor Mary, our mother; May her example draw us near To You, our most loving Father. So they went in haste […]

The Canticle of Mary

Luke 1: 46-56 1 Sm 1: 24-28 / 1 Sm 2:1, 4-8 My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior! (Luke 1:46) My soul proclaims the Lord’s greatness, My lips exult with words of praise, He has shown me His great kindness, And led me to this life […]

The Joys of Mary and Elizabeth

Luke 1: 39-45 Sgs 2:8-14 / Psa 33 As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy. (Luke 1:44) In our service, should we feel weary, Just recall the joy of Mary: Though pregnant, she rode a donkey And endured the rocky journey. At that […]

A Mary Christmas

Luke 1: 26-38 Isa 7: 10-14 / Psa 24 I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word. (Luke 1:38) As Mary had set the example In serving God with total trust, Let faith be our guiding principle Then God will surely be with us. In the […]

The Mystery of the Immaculate Conception

Luke 1: 26-38 Gn 3: 9-15, 20 / Ps 98: 1-4 Eph 1: 3-6, 11-12 Rejoice, full of grace, the Lord is with you. (Luke 1:28) Mary’s Immaculate Conception God designed for man’s salvation. To give flesh to His great compassion, God became part of His creation. In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God […]

Our Lady of Sorrows

John 19: 25-27 Heb 5:7-9 / Psa 31 “Dear woman, here is your son,” and to the disciple, “Here is your mother.” (John 19:26) She stood at the foot of the cross, With sorrow no mother could bear, Consider that no greater loss Could ever lead us to despair. Near the cross of Jesus stood […]