Mother of the Fiat
“Mary, the Mother of Sorrows, lived to see her Son, Jesus, die on the Cross. Sorrow like a sword, pierced her heart, as the prophet Simeon had foretold. 36 more words
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Orthodox in the District
Reblogged from the IRD’s blog, Juicy Ecumenism, here.
On September 8, most of the world’s local Orthodox Churches commemorate the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary. 774 more words
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Mary, Virgin, Mother of God,
The perfectly fashioned,
And tuned instrument,
In the hands of God,
As He plays His music
For the Son.
©2012 Joann Nelander
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Bestow, O Lord, on your servants the gift of divine grace; and as the motherhood of the blessed Virgin was the dawn of our redemption, so may this feast of her birthday bring about our growth in peace. 26 more words
Today the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated. Here are some photos from Jerusalem. Enjoy!
The entrance to the birthplace of the Blessed Virgin. 62 more words
Though not a liturgical event, this evening is the vigil of the Nativity of our Blessed Mother. For me it emphasizes the historical aspect of our faith. 591 more words