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
Saturday, July 18, 2015
From Quebec to the whole world - A Moment with Mary
* July 18 – Consecration of Canada to the Holy Family (1666)
* From Quebec to the whole world
July 18 – Consecration of Canada to the Holy Family (1666)
From Quebec to the whole world
de Laval was born in Montigny-sur-Avre, France. He became the apostolic
vicar of New France by order of King Louis XIV, nourishing a great
devotion to the Holy Family and promoting that devotion throughout North
founded the Society of Priests of the Seminary of Quebec on March 26,
1663, under the name of "Seminary for the Foreign Missions," he
established it in Quebec City under the patronage of the Holy Family.
September 15, 1664, Bishop Laval erected the first parish of Quebec and
of North America, under the title of the Immaculate Conception of the
Blessed Virgin Mary, to which he associated the seminary.
occasion of one of his trips to France in 1684, Bishop Laval made a
request to Pope Innocent XI for the authorization to institute a feast
day in honor of the Holy Family, to be celebrated each year in his
diocese. When it was granted, he had a special Mass composed for the
feast. In 1921, Pope Benedict XV extended the feast to the universal
The Feast of the Holy Family is still a major holy day in Quebec City.