MARY, MOTHER OF GOD & MOTHER OF ALL THE LIVING

By David Bird | Mother of Catholics and Orthodox alike, as well as of the rest of humanity

Full text: Pope Francis’ homily for the Solemnity of the Assumption

The Earth Stood Still - Glory to God for All Things

<i>Orthodox Christians commemorate the death (Dormition) of the Virgin Mary during the month of August (New Calendar, the 15th, Old Calendar, the 28th).</i> …

Dormition of the Theotokos Resource Page

Verses<p><i>That the world-saving Maiden died is no marvel,</i><p><i>Since, in the flesh, the world’s Maker died also.</i><p><i>God’s Mother lives forever, though she died on</i> …

Our Lady, the Mother of God and the Paraclitic Canon

Our Most Holy Lady, the Ever-Virgin Mary is a wonder and mystery which not even the angels can understand: “Heaven was astonished and the ends of the …

THE TRANSFIGURATION AND LIFE - Ecclesial Peace

In the synoptic gospels there are parallels between Mount Tabor and the Garden of Gethsemane, with the sole witnesses, Peter, James and John, in both …

MARY AND THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE WRITINGS OF ST JOHN OF THE CROSS - Ecclesial Peace

Emmanuel Sullivan is a member of the Institute of Carmelite Studies and a past president of The Mariological Society of America. He is an associate …

MARY, SPOUSE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT - Ecclesial Peace

<b>Catechism of the Catholic Church</b><p>PART ONE<p>THE PROFESSION OF FAITH<p>SECTION TWO<p>THE PROFESSION OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH<p>CHAPTER TWO<p>I BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST, …

THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (CO-REDEMPTION) IN THE THOUGHT OF HANS URS VON BALTHAZAR - Ecclesial Peace

<b>THE BLESSED VIRGIN (CO-REDEMPTION) IN THE THOUGHT OF FR HANS URS VON BALTHASAR</b><p>by Fr Aidan Nichols OP<p>my source: Christendom Awake<p>In looking at what …

MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A Benedictine Blog)

Two solitaries from different apostolic churches, from different centuries, from different parts of the world, cultures and circumstances; yet with …

THE ICON OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA - Ecclesial Peace

<b>MYSTERY OF THE LIGHT THAT IS GOD</b><p>The great union that Fátima's message has with Russia has already led many people to contributing in different ways …

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR - OUR LADY OF THE PASSION - Ecclesial Peace

<i>Our Lady of the Passion, called in the West, "Our Lady of Perpetual Succour". The Christ Child looks at the instruments of the Cross and, in fright,</i> …

OUR LADY OF MEDUGORJE - Ecclesial Peace

<b>Ecclesiastical Evaluation</b>. The initial, informal, response of the Bishop Zanic of Mostar, in whose diocese Medjugorje is found, is said to have been …

OUR LADY THEOTOKOS In the Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Ecclesial Peace

<b>THE VIRGIN MARY IN ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX TRADITION</b><p>source: FORUM TAWAHIDO (thanks to Vadermask)<p>This post on Our Lady shows that, whatever differences …

OUR LADY OF APARECIDA (BRAZIL) THE WORLD'S LARGEST MARIAN SHRINE - Ecclesial Peace

Dear Brothers,<p>How good it is to be here with you, the Bishops of Brazil!<p>Thank you for coming, and please allow me to speak with you as one among …

OUR LADY OF LOURDES - Ecclesial Peace

my source: Victor Cembellin<p>Lourdes is a village in France where Our Blessed Mother appeared eighteen times to Bernadette Soubirous in 1858. Her …

OUR LADY OF FATIMA - Ecclesial Peace

<b>THE TRUE STORY OF FATIMA:</b> Father John de Marchi, I.M.C,IntroductionThrough no gift of the author's, but by the divine power, this is one of the very …

OUR LADY OF KAZAN - Ecclesial Peace

g on May 13th, 1917, Our Lady appeared to three Portugese peasant children for six consecutive months. She told them that people must do penance and …

THE DORMITION OF THE MOST PURE MOTHER OF GOD by St Gregory Palamas - Ecclesial Peace

Both love and duty today fashion my homily for your charity. It is not only that I wish, because of my love for you, and because I am obliged by the …

THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION & ORTHODOXY - Ecclesial Peace

The Immaculate Conception and the Orthodox Church<p>By Father Lev Gillet<p>From Chrysostom, Vol. VI, No. 5 (Spring 1983), pp. 151-159.<p>my source: ByzyPriest …

MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS, SAVE US by Father Stephen (Orth) - Ecclesial Peace

my source: Glory to God in All things<p><b>Saving Mary</b><p>by father stephen<p><b>"Most Holy Theotokos, save us!"</b><p>At these words, heard frequently in an Orthodox …