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, July 10, 2015
Every seven years they are taken out of the gold reliquary - A Moment with Mary
* July 10 – Pilgrimage of Aachen: Mary’s dress displayed every seven years (Germany)
* Every seven years they are taken out of the gold reliquary
July 10 – Pilgrimage of Aachen: Mary’s dress displayed every seven years (Germany)
Every seven years they are taken out of the gold reliquary
over 660 years, people have come on pilgrimage to Aachen, Germany to
venerate four relics preserved in its cathedral since the time of
Historical records show that Emperor Charlemagne received a gift of
relics from Jerusalem around the year 800 AD. Since 1349, these relics
have been presented to the faithful in Europe and around the world every
seven years, and for that purpose, they are taken out of the golden
reliquary of the Virgin Mary in the Aachen Cathedral for a period of ten
These relics are pieces of ancient fabrics described as:
The dress worn by Mary on the night of Jesus’ birth
Jesus' swaddling clothes with which Mary protected the Child
The sheet that wrapped the head of Saint John the Baptist after his beheading