MARY, OUR MOTHER

Monday, August 18, 2008

Angelus


The Blessed Mother watches over all her children, says Holy Father

.- Overlooking the courtyard at the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo, Pope Benedict recited the Angelus with those present for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  The Pontiff stressed that from Heaven, the Mother of God, continues "to watch over the children that Jesus himself entrusted to Her before dying on the cross."

Noting that Mary's "maternal love is apparent in the many sanctuaries dedicated to her," the Holy Father recalled, the city of Lourdes, "where, God willing, I will go in a month, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Marian apparitions that took place there."

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