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
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The prayer that “calms me, consoles me and delivers me” - A Moment with Mary
* May 14 – Our Lady, patroness of Bavaria (Germany)
* The prayer that “calms me, consoles me and delivers me”
The prayer that “calms me, consoles me and delivers me”
of the Rosary, Benedict XVI says he prays like his parents, who loved
this prayer for its simplicity. The Rosary is a Marian prayer related to
the mysteries of the life of Christ—using beads strung on a cord—whose
origins date back to the Middle Ages.
matters is not that I follow every word spoken rationally, but instead
that I let myself be carried by the calm that comes from repetition and
regularity ... I think this original experience of the history of
religions, repetition, rhythm, common speech, the chorus that carries me
and rocks me and fills all space calms me, consoles me and delivers me
experience enables us to pray with simplicity in a Marian context and in
the light of Christ, and to internalize the content of this prayer, by
letting ourselves be drawn—by the words—beyond any intellectual