Posts tagged with ‘Marian devotion’

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De Maria Numquam Satis

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We can never exhaust the treasury of Mary.  We can never “be finished” thinking about, writing about, or singing about (or painting about!) the Virgin Mother of Jesus and of all Christians.  She is the mother of the Head, and thus, the mother of the Body too. In this year of the Centenary of her […]

Honoring Mary in Culture and Academics

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The Catholic University of America/Ed Pfueller

As we approach the month of May, “Mary’s Month”, we look back at a spring 2015 event that honored Mary in culture and academics, and we consider how true Marian devotion is deep matter that engages the intellect and will.  The Vatican II document Lumen Genitum (1964) exhorts us this way: “Let the faithful remember moreover that true […]

Our Lady of Lujan and the Month of Mary

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Throughout the Church, May is celebrated as the “Month of Mary” with Marian processions, May crownings, and a number of liturgical Marian feast days including Our Lady of Fatima (May 13) and Our Lady of Luján (May 8). Month of Mary: Prayer for Peace Servant of God Pope Paul VI wrote an encyclical Mense Maio (1965) on the nature, purpose […]