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Queen of Heaven, rejoice, Alleluia.Let us pray.
O God, Who through the resurrection of Thy Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, hast vouchsafed to make glad the whole world, grant us, we beseech Thee, that, through the intercession of the Virgin Mary, His Mother, we may attain the joys of eternal life. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
For He Whom thou was made worthy to bear. Alleluia.
Hath risen as He said. Alleluia.
Pray for us to our God. Alleluia.
V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary. Alleluia.
R. For the Lord hath risen indeed. Alleluia.
Regina Coeli laetare. Alleluia.Oremus.
Deus, qui per resurrectionem Filii tui, Domini nostri Iesu Christi, mundum laetificare dignatus es: praesta, quaesumus; ut, per eius Genetricem Virginem Mariam, perpetuae capiamus gaudia vitae. Per eundem Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen.
Quia quem meruisti portare. Alleluia.
Resurrexit sicut dixit. Alleluia.
Ora pro nobis Deum. Alleluia.
V. Gaude et laetare, virgo Maria. Alleluia.
R. Quia surrexit Dominus vere. Alleluia.
The Fatima Prayers
My God, I believe, I adore, I trust and I love Thee; and I beg pardon for those who do not believe, do not adore, do not trust, and do not love Thee.
(repeat the above 3 times then bow your head in reciting the following:)
O Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Ghost, I adore Thee profoundly. I offer Thee the most Precious Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ, present in tabernacles throughout the world, in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges and indifference by which He is offended. By the infinite merits of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in unison with the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I beg the conversion of poor sinners.
O Most Holy Trinity, I addore Thee! My God, my God, I love Thee in the Most Blessed Sacrament!
O my Jesus, it is for love of Thee, in reparation for the offenses committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary and for the conversion of poor sinners.
John Gregory presents his magnificent reflection on the First Joyful Mystery. He asks what greater joy can there be than to be told by a heavenly messenger of the highest order - St. Gabriel the Archangel - that the Almighty Father has created you for all time for this moment? Chosen the Holy Ghost as your divine Spouse? and selected you, among zillions of souls, to be the mother of His only-begotten Son? This great Mystery is cause for unending joy and if there ever was a sanctification of motherhood it was in Mary's fiat that she would accept - "be it done unto me according to Thy will" - and through the full cooperation of her Immaculate and Sorrowful Heart, paved the way for God's children to gain Heaven through this living and most pure Ark of the Covenant. John reflects in the mysteries of The Annunciation
Bishop Daniel Dolan, pastor of St. Gertrude the Great in the Cincinnati area presents an 8 minute sermon to the children that was first delivered in 2007 in which he spoke of how devotion to Our Lady is so important in staying true to her divine Son for it was on this day that she accepted the role of the Mother of God and ultimately the Mother of her divine Son's Church. If we rely on His Mother, we can never go wrong. His Excellency explains in his sermon Annunciation of Our Lady
Though the first Sunday following Easter is called Low Sunday, in truth St. John the Evangelists leaves us with a spiritual high in both his Epistle and Gospel, emphasizing how faith conquers all and is the answer to believing in Christ the Lord. The Haydock Commentary, available courtesty of John Gregory, is available for Low Sunday - Dominus meus, et Deus meus. My Lord and my God
Father Benedict Hughes, CMRI, Rector of St. Joseph's Minor Seminary in Rathdrum, Idaho at the City of Mary presents a 13 minute sermon for Low Sunday or as is known in some circles "Quasi modo Sunday" from the Introit of today's Mass. Father hones in on the Gospel of St. John on how Thomas had to see with his own eyes that Christ had risen before he would believe. Father explains in his sermon Make Acts of Faith Everyday
His Excellency Bishop Richard Williamson's Eleison Comments from Maundy Thursday and Holy Saturday are warnings. As a true shepherd, Bishop Williamson reaches out to those priests still within the confines of the Society of St. Pius X to warn them of the dire direction they are heading if they stubbornly cling to the path laid out by Bishop Bernard Fellay who seeks conciliation with the CONciLIAR church. Just as they evidently did not learn from Campos and and recent defections, so also they don't seem to realize what is contained in the Doctrinal Declaration that basically sells out Catholic Truth and ...See more of OPEN LETTER TO PRIESTS of the SOCIETY of ST. PIUS X
Karl D. Keller wants the faithful to know that, contrary to what you might have believed, there is a misnomer in the title of the apparition in Quito, Ecuador that prior to now has been known as "Our Lady of Good Success", but the title is misleading for the Blessed Virgin Mary herself has foretold what the title truly means, just as she imparted to Mother Mariana. See more as Karl explains in part one of a multi-series on Our Lady of the Great Event
There always seems to be a blogalogian these days who thinks he knows better than the infallible, perennial Magisterium of the Church and, whether willfully or stupidly out of pride, seems intent on undermining that which alone offers hope for bringing the true Church out of Her 55-year eclipse and for perpetuating the true Faith. But these so-called 'experts' on the blog don't really know their Faith and Griff Ruby is determined to set them straight with the first part of a multi-part series One Cannot Subsist On Error