The purpose of this reflection is to help youth understand what Mary’s fiat (“let it be done”) meant and to help them understand ways to say yes in today’s world.
Mary Our Blessed Mother
This purple bracelet is a rosary! It wraps around, so it fits all sizes of wrists. Makes a great First Communion gift or Confirmation gift. Or give it to somebody special or use it in your youth ministry. Features purple glass gemstone beads.
Show your devotion to the blessed mother with this beautiful, minimal image of the Virgin Mary and Jesus. Includes the scripture quote: “All generations to come shall call me blessed” – Luke 1:48
This comic book is a colorful and engaging way for children to learn about the mysteries of the Rosary. It includes the Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful, and Glorious Mysteries. Recommended for children ages 9-12.
October 7 is the feast day of Our Lady of the Rosary, also known as Our Lady of Victory. This feast day commemorates a victory at sea to fend off Turkish invaders in the 16th century. Europeans were encouraged to pray the rosary to avoid invasion. Pope St. Pius V attributed the victory to the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary afterwards.
The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows commemorates the extreme sorrow that the Blessed Virgin Mary experienced during the life, passion, and death of Jesus Christ. There is a traditional Catholic devotion related to the seven sorrows of Mary.
The Feast of The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary celebrates the birth of Our Blessed Mother. Her immaculate conception and birth prepare for the coming of Jesus Christ into the world. This feast day is celebrated annually on September 8.
“As mariners are guided into port by the shining of a star, so Christians are guided to heaven by Mary.” – Saint Thomas Aquinas
Our Lady of Lourdes appeared 18 times to St. Bernadette. Our Lady had several messages for this young girl. Here are some of them and some reflection questions.
The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord commemorates when Joseph and Mary took Jesus to Jerusalem to be consecrated. There they met Simeon and Anna who blessed the child and prophesied about him. Use this crossword puzzle to reinforce the main characters and ideas in the gospel for this day. The printable crossword can be used with youth ministry or children’s Liturgy of the Word or a Sunday School lesson.