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!
7 – Our Lady of Zyrovic (Lithuania, 1432) – Blessed Josaphata Micheline
Hordashevska (foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters Servants of
Mary Immaculate, d. 1919)
Lithuania, Land of Mary
quarter of Lithuanian churches are dedicated to the Virgin Mary ... and
yet it was only in 1387 that this country converted to Christianity,
after King Jagiello embraced the Catholic faith.
fervor in Lithuania, both in the nobility and the lower classes, was
such that Pope Pius XI once said: "Lithuania is the land of Mary"...
the most important shrines dedicated to Mary there are: Siluva,
Kalvarija (or Varduva), Pazaislis (near Kaunas), and Krekenava in the
Lady of Sorrows is venerated in the cathedral of Kaunas, the capital
city. In Trakai, the people honor Our Lady of Good Counsel. In Palanga,
the people pray to Our Lady of Lourdes; in Vilna, to Our Lady of the
Gate of Dawn (the "Czestochowa" of Lithuania), etc.