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Queen of Confessors

Faith, the root and basis of our justification, is a supernatural gift which God bestows upon the soul, to guide it toward the possession of His love upon earth and of Himself in heaven. By the theological virtue of faith, … Continue reading

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Queen of Martyrs

In predestining her to be Mother of the Word, God had also decreed that she should become Queen of Martyrs, for it behoved her to share all the pains which her Divine Son endured during the thirty-three years of His … Continue reading

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Queen of Apostles

The gift of knowledge, which grace produces in our souls together with the other gifts of the Holy Ghost, is a supernatural quality, enlightening our intelligence and helping us to discern with ease, in matters of faith, truth from falsehood, … Continue reading

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The Greatness of Mary

In order to comprehend, the greatness to which Mary was elevated, it would be necessary to comprehend the sublime majesty and grandeur of God. It is sufficient, then, only to say, that God made this Virgin his mother, to have … Continue reading

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The Dignity of Mary

She well knew that a virgin was to be the mother of the Messiah; and she hears those praises offered by the angel to herself, which seemed to belong only to the mother of God; did it then come into … Continue reading

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The Annunciation

“Whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled, and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.” These are the words of our Lord, and cannot fail. Therefore, God having determined to make himself man, in order to redeem lost man, … Continue reading

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The Humility of Mary

St. Augustine says, that in order to obtain more certainly and abundantly the favors of the saints, it is necessary to imitate them, for when they see us practising the virtues which they practised, then they are more moved to … Continue reading

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