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, June 23, 2015
The “Hail Mary”—a Catholic superstition? - A Moment with Mary
* June 23 – Madonna del Ardesio (Italy, 1607)
* The “Hail Mary”—a Catholic superstition?
6-year-old Protestant boy often heard his Catholic friends pray the
"Hail Mary." He so loved this prayer that he learned it by heart and
recited it every day. Proudly, he recited it to his mother, whose
reaction was: "Don’t say that anymore. It’s a Catholic superstition.
They believe Mary is a goddess!"
a young man, having compared the two religions, he chose to embrace the
Catholic faith. His married sister rudely told him: "If one of my
children wanted to be a Catholic, I would rather poke a sword in his
after this her son fell ill. The doctors gave her no hope of his
recovery. Our Catholic then approached his sister: "Do you really want
your son to recover? Then please say a “Hail Mary” with me and promise
God that if the boy is cured, you will study the Catholic faith
young mother accepted and recited a “Hail Mary” with her brother. The
next day, her son was completely healed! So she kept her promise to
study Catholic doctrine and after a long period of preparation,