Mother Mary

The Madonna in Sorrow, Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato (1600s)

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  • Titles of Mary

    Mother of God Holy Mother of God Mary is holy because she was conceived without sin, and she is the mother of God because she is the mother of Jesus Christ who is God the Son, the Second Person of the Holy Trinity. Mother of Jesus Mary is the mother of the person named Jesus.… Continue reading Titles of Mary

  • Patronages of Mary

    Our Lady of Fatima Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas Our Lady of Lourdes, France Our Lady of Mount Carmel Madonna della Rovere, Italy Miraculous Madonna of Taggia, Liguria, Italy Our Lady de Gray, France Our Lady de la Breche, Cartres, France Our Lady de la Garde, Marseille, France Our Lady de la… Continue reading Patronages of Mary

  • Honoring Mary

    Christ said during His Sermon on the Mount that He did not come to destroy the Law or the prophets but to fulfill them (Matthew 5:17). The fourth commandment is to honor thy father and mother. The mother of Christ was Mary (Luke 2:7). Therefore, Christ honored His mother. When He was found in the… Continue reading Honoring Mary

  • Queen Mother

    Every King of Judah has a Queen Mother King David’s son was King Solomon. When his mother Queen Bathsheba went to King Solomon for a request, the king bowed to her and said he could never turn her away (1 Kings 2:19-20). This began the role of the office of Queen Mother. Every time a… Continue reading Queen Mother

  • The New Eve

    Mary is the New Eve. This is clearly seen by studying the role of Eve in the Old Testament (see Typology), studying Revelation, and confirming this with the writings of the Church Fathers. At the end, we will see Mary’s role as the New Eve, the one who will work with Christ to crush the… Continue reading The New Eve

  • Ark of the Covenant

    The Ark of the Covenant was a very important object in the Old Testament (2 Samuel 6) and when we study it using typology, we see that it points to a great reality in the future. The Ark of the Covenant contained the manna, Aaron’s staff, and the tablets of the Commandments (Hebrews 9:1-4). What… Continue reading Ark of the Covenant

  • Immaculate Conception

    The term Immaculate Conception refers to Mary being conceived without the stain or injury of Original Sin. The term immaculate means clean, spotless, free from sin, free from fault, free from error, without blemish, spot or mark. Mary’s conception was this pure.1 This is proven when we look at the Annunciation, her role as the… Continue reading Immaculate Conception

  • The Holiness of Mary

    Mary was the holiest creature God ever created. This can be affirmed in three ways: Her role as the true Ark of the Covenant Her closeness to God; and Her hierarchy in the order of grace. Ark of the Covenant In the first way, we know that Mary is the true Ark of the Covenant.… Continue reading The Holiness of Mary

  • Mediatrix of All Graces

    Perhaps the most important title of Mary is Mediatrix of All Graces. It’s important because the love our mother has for us is equal to the power God gave her to help us in our journey to her beloved Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ. If the world turned to her aid, it would be a… Continue reading Mediatrix of All Graces

  • The Tree of Life

    The tree of life in the garden of Eden has meaning meanings. It can represent the Cross and it can also represent the Church, both of which supply us with the fruit of eternal life: Jesus Christ.1 In the same light, the tree also points to Mary. This is clearly seen by studying the tree… Continue reading The Tree of Life

  • Mary’s Relationship to God

    Mary relates to God in three ways. She is: The daughter of God the Father The mother of God the Son The spouse of God the Holy Spirit God the Father Mary is the daughter of God the Father, because she is His creation and all of humanity are His children. God the Son Mary… Continue reading Mary’s Relationship to God

  • Order of Grace

    There is the natural order, which is the order of the created world. Then there is the supernatural order, which is the order of everything divine. This is also called the Order of Grace. Why is this important? Because, Eve is our mother in the order of nature, but Mary is our mother in the… Continue reading Order of Grace

  • Selflessness

    If all the teachings of Christ, the Bible and the Bible were reduced down to one concept, characteristic and word that summarized the path to Heaven, it would be this: selflessness. Selflessness Selflessness, or more specifically, selfless love is the love the Father has for the Son and the Son has for the Father. The… Continue reading Selflessness