Mary Our Blessed Mother
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. Each page also tells the reader which prayer(s) to say and walks them through the meaning of the mystery as they say each prayer. This really helps them understand the rosary as a prayer and not just as something they do without thinking. Recommended for children ages 9-12.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
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.
This is a good day to learn more about the rosary and to pray a rosary.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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 prophesy of Simeon at the presentation of Jesus in Jerusalem
- The flight into Egypt to escape Herod
- Losing Jesus in the temple in Jesusalem when he was an adolescent
- Seeing Jesus as he carried his cross
- The death by crucifixion of Jesus Christ
- Taking the body of Jesus down from the cross
- The burial of Jesus in the tomb
This feast day is celebrated annually on September 15.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
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.