The Vigil service was being performed in the large church on the eve of the feast of the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin
, and there were many visitors.
I shall only add a word or two concerning my honest Popish clergyman, for let their opinion of us, and all other heretics in general, as they call us, be as uncharitable as it may, I verily believe this man was very sincere, and wished the good of all men: yet I believe he used reserve in many of his expressions, to prevent giving me offence; for I scarce heard him once call on the Blessed Virgin
, or mention St.
The prime minister to participate in the celebrations of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin
The Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin
Mary originated in Jerusalem, Israel in the early 6th century.
The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin
Mary is one of the oldest Marian solemnities and one of the principal feasts of the liturgical devotion to the Blessed Mother.
The Memorial of the Blessed Virgin
Mary, Mother of the Church, has been added to the General Roman Calendar, the Roman Missal, and the Liturgy of the Hours.
The Litany of the Blessed Virgin
Mary ascribes her 50 titles, equivalent to the Hail Marys in the five decades of the rosary.
that the doctrine which holds that the Blessed Virgin
Mary, at the first instance of conception by a singular privilege and grace of the Omnipotent God, in virtue of the merits of Jesus Christ, the savior of mankind was preserved immaculate from all stain of original sin, has been revealed by God and therefore should firmly and constantly be believed by all the faithful." Assumption
Then, the person who does the introduction at the liturgy will tell you that today is the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin
Mary, Mother of God.
Two others also involve Mary - the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, celebrating her motherhood of Jesus, and the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin
Mary, marking her entrance into heaven.
Because it signifies the blessed virgin
's passing into eternal life, it is considered the most important of all feasts.
Some say it was her guardian angel: "Wake up, wake up" he said, "the Blessed Virgin
is waiting for you." Catherine followed him to the chapel, and knelt at the foot of the altar.
If one were to state succinctly this book's aim, it is clearly that stated by the authors in the introductory chapter, namely, to demonstrate that the Blessed Virgin
Mary "does in fact matter" to all who are committed to Jesus Christ (3).
Sarah Katherine Stokes and Ryan Van Marshall celebrated their marriage at half past six o'clock in the evening on June 8, 2013, at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin
Mary in Biloxi.