The Blessed Virgin Mary is the Mother of Jesus Christ, the Mother of God.
In general, the theology and history of Mary the Mother of God follow the chronological order of their respective sources, i.e. the Old Testament, the New Testament, the early Christian and Jewish witnesses. The Old Testament refers to Our Blessed Lady both in its prophecies and its types or figures.
According to Luke 1:26, Mary lived in Nazareth, a city in Galilee, at the time of the Annunciation. Read all about Mary ...
" TO KNOW MARY IS TO LOVE AND TO HONOUR HER "
--- PLEDGE OF DEVOTION TO MARY, OUR MOTHER ---
... a few resources to help you discover
true joy in knowing and imitating Mary and
Holy Mary, Mother of God and Virgin, I choose thee this day for my queen,
patron, and advocate, and firmly resolve and purpose never to abandon thee,
never to say or do anything against thee, nor to permit that aught be done by
others to dishonor thee. Receive me, then, I conjure thee, as thy perpetual servant;
assist me in all my actions, and do not abandon me at the hour of my death.
Amen. --- St. John Berchmans
to help strenghten your love
and devotion to her.
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