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
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
We have witnessed Mary’s fruitfulness
* January 26 – Our Lady of Life (France) – Birth of Cardinal Charles Journet (1891)
* "We have witnessed Mary’s fruitfulness"
January 26 – Our Lady of Life (France) – Birth of Cardinal Charles Journet (1891)
"We have witnessed Mary’s fruitfulness"
Lady of Life is a shrine in Venasque, France, near Avignon, where the
faithful have prayed to the Virgin Mary since the 6th century. It was
Our Lady of Life who one day drew a holy priest to her—Father
Marie-Eugene discovered the ancient shrine of Our Lady of Life
(Notre-Dame de Vie) in 1931, he felt a living presence there, which
continued to accompany him all his life. He also found a powerful source
of grace there.
He later established
the lay institute of Notre-Dame de Vie there. Members of Notre-Dame de
Vie are deeply marked by the presence of the Virgin Mary in their life.
"Since we have been
here, we keep witnessing the magnificent sight of the fruitfulness of
the Virgin Mary. She chose to give birth to children here, to bring
souls and fill them with her light and life… What is first and foremost
is not the fact that we are here, or that we’ve witnessed this or that
particular event! No, the overwhelming reality here is the life that
pours out of the womb and the soul of Our Lady of Life," wrote Father
Marie-Eugene in The Most Motherly Virgin Mary (“La Vierge Marie Toute