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The 5th Marian Dogma and Peace in the World – May 31, 1954 message
“Here I am again. The Co-redemptrix, Mediatrix and Advocate is now standing before you. I have chosen this day—on this day…
Mediatrix Because First Co-redemptrix“Be it done unto me according to your word” (Lk. 1:38). Mary says “yes” to the Archangel Gabriel, and thus mediates to us the Redeemer to the world.
The role of the Blessed Virgin Mary as the “Mediatrix” cannot be separated from her prior role as the “Co-redemptrix.” When the Church teaches that Mary is the “Mediatrix of all graces” it refers to her spiritual role of distributing the graces of the Redemption to humanity. But this motherly role of dispensing the graces of the Redemption pre-supposes her role with Jesus in the obtaining of the graces of Redemption.
“Co-redemptrix” is a Marian title dating back to the 14th Century. Pope Pius XI called Mary the Co-redemptrix on three occasions, and Blessed John Paul II did so on at least six occasions. Co-redemptrix refers to Mary’s unique participation with Jesus in obtaining the graces of redemption for humanity’s salvation.
Mary helped Jesus…
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Mense Maio: Encyclical on the Month of MayThe month of May is here, a month which the piety of the faithful has long dedicated to Mary, the Mother of God. Our heart rejoices at the thought of the moving tribute of faith and love which will soon be paid to the Queen of Heaven in every corner of the earth. For this is the month during which Christians, in their churches and their homes, offer the Virgin Mother more fervent and loving acts of homage and veneration; and it is the month in which a greater abundance of God’s merciful gifts comes down to us from our Mother’s throne.
We are delighted and consoled by this pious custom associated with the month of May, which pays honor to the Blessed Virgin and brings such rich benefits to the Christian people. Since Mary is rightly to be regarded as the way by which we…
“Consecrate Yourself to My Most Chaste Heart”
from Itapiranga, Brazil
Two elements immediately captured my attention when first hearing about the recent Marian Apparitions in Itapiranga, Brazil.
First: the apparitions have received official Church approval by the local bishop, Bishop Carillo Gritti (Prelate of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil, May 31, 2009 Statement), stating that the apparitions of Our Lady of the Rosary and of Peace consist of “ a supernatural origin” ( constat de supernaturalitate). The same bishop also issued an official decree of devotion (decreto de culto), which established the apparition site of Itapiranga, Brazil as an ecclesiastically approved sanctuary of devotion for the Christian faithful (Jan. 31, 2010).
Second: Along with powerful and sublime messages from Our Lady of the Rosary and of Peace which renew the imperative for praying the daily Rosary among many other spiritual pearls, these apparitions also call for a new worldwide and grace-filled…
Our Lady: “Do not be afraid. I will do you no harm.”
May 13, 1917 Message of Our Lady of Fatima
Lucia: “Where are you from?”
Our Lady: “I am from Heaven.”
Lucia: “What do you want of us?”
Our Lady: “I came to ask you to come here on the thirteenth day for six months at this same time, and then I will tell you who I am and what I want. And afterwards, I will return here a seventh time.”
Lucia: “Will I go to Heaven?”
Our Lady: “Yes, you will.”
Lucia: “And Jacinta?”
Our Lady: “She also.”
Lucia: “And Francisco? Will he go to Heaven too?”
Our Lady: “Yes, but first he must say many rosaries.”
Our Lady: “Would you like to offer yourselves to God to accept all the sufferings which He may send to you in reparation for the countless sins by which He is offended and in supplication for the conversion of sinners?
Dec. 20, 2003 Message from God the Father Through Anne a Lay ApostleGod the Father
My children of the world, look for Me. Look for the signs in your world that I am present. Some would have you believe that I am no longer actively directing the outcome of this time. Children, can you believe that I would lovingly lead My children for centuries, since the beginning of the world, and then leave? Would I really turn away from My precious creatures? This idea is fooling many souls today. They proceed in their lives as though I do not exist and as though there will be no reckoning for decisions against Me, against others, and at times even against nature, as I created nature. I see all. I will judge every action. I will reward every decision made by one soul for the benefit of another. In the same way, I will challenge every decision made by one soul to the detriment…
After the inspired Word of Sacred Scripture and the doctrinal grace
of the Catholic Catechism, I believe the third book that every Fatima
devotee should have close at hand is the book of Sister Lucia, “Calls”
From the Message of Fatima, which was released in English in 2002. A
work truly directed by the Holy Spirit through the Immaculate Heart of
Mary, “Calls” From the Message of Fatima constitutes a veritable Marian
catechism of faith and life, written in a down to earth mode, which can
be grasped by all members of the Faith and all people of good will. I
have no personal doubt that Sister Lucia’s recent masterpiece will
eventually become a spiritual classic, rightfully identified as the
fruits of a mystic and of a saint.
Sister Lucia and Mary Co-redemptrix
This veritable Fatima catechism which includes inspired treatments on “In the Presence of God” (Chapter 1); “Calls From the Message of Fatima”…