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Marks of False Devotion to Virgin Mary

From “The True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin” by Saint Louis-Marie De Montfort. Now that we have established these five basic truths, it is all the more necessary to make the right choice of the true devotion to our Blessed Lady, for now more than ever there are false devotions to her which can easily be mistaken for true ones. The devil, like a counterfeiter and crafty, experienced deceiver, has already misled and ruined many Christians by means of fraudulent devotions to our Lady. Day by day he uses his diabolical experience to lead many more to their doom, fooling them,[…]

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HOLY FACE DEVOTION

Devotion To The Holy Face Of Jesus

SISTER MARY OF ST. PETER (from the Veil of Veronica) In Tours, France during the 1840’s a young Carmelite nun, Sister Marie de Saint-Pierre (1816-1848), received a series of revelations from Our Lord about a powerful devotion He wished to be established worldwide – the devotion to his Holy Face. The express purpose of This devotion was to make reparation for the blasphemies and outrages of ‘Revolutionary men’ (the Communists), as well as for the blasphemies of atheists and freethinkers and others, plus, for blasphemy and the profanation of Sundays by Christians. We read in her autobiography: “Then he unfolded his Heart to me, concentrating therein[…]

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Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary: August 22

From the book “More About Fatima and the Immaculate Heart of Mary” Rev. Fr. V. Montes de Oca, C.S.Sp. CHAPTER IX The Immaculate Heart of Mary The Children’s Comments Lucy relates that on June 13th, 1917, after speaking at length about her Immaculate Heart, Our Lady of Fatima again stretched forth her hands, throwing on the children the rays of that immense light in which they saw themselves as if immersed in God . . . The Blessed Virgin held in her right hand a Heart surrounded by thorns, which pierced it from all sides. The seers understood that it[…]

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Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Theotokos

The Feast of the Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady, the Mother of God (Theotokos) and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on September 8 each year. The Feast commemorates the birth of the Mother of Jesus Christ, our Lord. The birth and early life of the Virgin Mary is not recorded in the Gospels or other books of the New Testament, however this information can be found in a work dating from the second century, known as the Protevangelium of St. James (dated to ca. A.D. 125),  apocryphal Gospel of the Nativity of Mary (translated from the Hebrew by St. Jerome, A.D.[…]

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Presentation of the Virgin Mary

Feast of Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple – November 21

The account of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple is principally based on the Protoevangelium of James, which has been dated by historians prior to the year 200 AD. The story relates that in thanksgiving for the birth of their daughter, Mary, Joachim and Anne decide to consecrate her to God, and bring her, at the age of three years, to the temple in Jerusalem. Mary’s presentation in the temple draws parallels to that of the prophet Samuel, whose mother Hannah, like Anne was also thought to be barren, and who offered her child as a[…]

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Psalms in Latin

Do you wish to learn the HOLY PSALTER — the Book of Psalms — in Latin?

Please follow the Latin and English text of  “Latin Vulgate Bible”  online, or obtain a print copy of “Douay Rheims Bible” from the Rosary Bay, so you can listen to Psalms at the rosarybay.com and follow the scripture. It is a wonderful opportunity for the Catholic Clergy, Religious and Laity to learn the Divine Office — or the Liturgy of the Hours — in Latin as well as the more familiar English. Please remember that each Psalm, as you listen to it, is prayed — not merely recited. You will encounter imperfection. We nevertheless invite you to join us — and[…]

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HOLY FACE DEVOTION

Litany of the Holy Face By Sr. Mary of St. Peter

The Litany of the Holy Face of Jesus along with the Golden Arrow prayer, is an important part of Devotion to our Lord in His Holy Face. Found in the Manual of the Archconfraternity of the Holy Face (1887), pg 150. It has been attributed to Sister Mary of St. Peter, a Carmelite Nun, to whom Jesus revealed his ardent desire for this Devotion in reparation for blasphemies against God and the profanation of Sunday. By a Rescript dated 27th of January 1853, His Holiness Pope Pius IX grants to all who recite, with a contrite heart, these prayers in honor[…]

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Daily Offering To The Immaculate Heart Of Mary

Daily Offering To The Immaculate Heart Of Mary O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer you my prayers, works, joys, and suffering of this day in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world. I offer them for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart: the salvation of souls, reparation for sins, the reunion of all Christians; I offer them for the intentions of our Bishops and of all Apostles of Prayer and in particular for those recommended by our Holy Father this month. AMEN.   Rosary BayRosary Bay is a Christian mission-driven online[…]

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