Mother Mary said at Fatima: "My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the sure way which will lead you to God." St. Thomas Aquinas said: "The things we love tell us who we are!" With that in mind, I will try to post each day something about Our Blessed Lady, items about the Holy Roman Catholic Church, and public domain Catholic books too! I pray you enjoy my ministry!
Below are two albums of pictures that I created:
1. Our grand daughter Adrianna.
2. Tears of Mary!
MARY, OUR MOTHER
Friday, August 22, 2014
Mary TV Daily Reflection 8/22/2014 Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Our Lady, Queen of Heaven and Earth
(c) Mary TV 2013
August 22, 2014
Feast of the Queenship of Mary!
Dear Family of Mary!
Lady is a Queen. She is comfortable with this title. When introducing
herself to the visionaries in Medjugorje, she called herself a queen:
"I am the Queen of Peace." (Thursday, August 6, 1981)
is comfortable with this title because she was given it by God the
Father! And she has received her position as Queen of Heaven and Earth
due to her election as Mother of Jesus, the Savior and King of the
Universe! Fr. William Most explains it very well in a short article
found on the EWTN website. He quotes Pope Pius XII:
solidly theological reasons for her title of Queen are expressed
splendidly by Pius XII, in his Radio message to Fatima, Bendito seja
(AAS 38. 266): "He, the Son of God, reflects on His heavenly Mother the
glory, the majesty and the dominion of His kingship, for, having been
associated to the King of Martyrs in the unspeakable work of human
Redemption as Mother and cooperator, she remains forever associated to
Him, with a practically unlimited power, in the distribution of the
graces which flow from the Redemption. Jesus is King throughout all
eternity by nature and by right of conquest: through Him, with Him, and
subordinate to Him, Mary is Queen by grace, by divine relationship, by
right of conquest, and by singular choice [of the Father]. And her
kingdom is as vast as that of her Son and God, since nothing is excluded
from her dominion."
awesome!! Don't you just love it! "Queen by grace, by divine
relationship, by right of conquest, and by singular choice [of the
Father]." God the Father is the maker and breaker of kings and queens,
and He has chosen Our Lady to be the Queen of Heaven and Earth. And I
love the added reason, that she is queen by "right of conquest". This
conquest was the victory over sin and death that Our Lady contributed to
by her submission to Jesus and her courageous cooperation with Him. Our
Lady chose to suffer with Jesus, and to go the way of the Cross with
Him, so that all could be saved by Him. She cooperated perfectly with
Jesus' act of redemption. And so she has the "right of conquest". Wow!
She really is a mighty queen.
wish we had been able to do a novena in honor of this feast today!
Maybe today we can honor Our Lady by saying nine times the Salve Regina
(Hail Holy Queen)! We love you, dearest Queen, and we submit to you all
that we are and have, so that your rule will prevail in our hearts, and
we can serve Jesus, our King, through your help.
Hail, holy Queen
holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope. To
thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To thee to we send up our
sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn, then, most
gracious advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us, and after this, our
exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus. O clement, O
loving, O sweet Virgin Mary.
V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God. R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
us pray. Almighty and everlasting God, Who by the working of the Holy
Spirit didst prepare both body and soul of the glorious Virgin Mother,
Mary, that she might deserve to be made a worthy dwelling for Thy Son,
grant that we who rejoice in her memory, may, by her loving
intercession, be delivered from present evils and from lasting death,
through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.