Virgin Mary

  • (noun): The mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics.
    Synonyms: Mary, The Virgin, Blessed Virgin, Madonna
    See also — Additional definitions below

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La Salette Of Roxas - Our Lady of La Salette
... It was in September 19, 1846 when the Virgin Mary appeared to two French children named Mélanie Calvat and Maximin Giraud in the mountain of La Salette in France ... It was said that the Virgin Mary is speaking with tears, and told the two children that unless people repented she would be forced to let go the arm ... The Virgin Mary went on to complain that she had to pray ceaselessly to her son for them, but the people still worked during Sundays and blasphemed ...
Stanislaus Papczyński - In The Piarist Order
... the religious name of Stanislaus of Jesus and Mary ... witnesses to the author's patriotic sentiments and his special devotion to the Virgin Mary ... the Son, and the Holy Spirit, as well as to the Mother of God, the ever-Virgin Mary, conceived without sin, my heart, my soul, my body, leaving absolutely nothing ...
Marian Art In The Catholic Church - Blending of Art, Theology and Spirituality
... Churches and specific works of art were commissioned to honor the saints and the Virgin Mary has always been seen as the most powerful intercessor among all saints—her ... and the "nonverbal rules of language" shaped the Catholic reinterpretations of the Virgin Mary in the 16th and 17th centuries and fostered and promoted Marian devotions such as the Rosary ... The practice of crowning the images of Mary started at Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome by Pope Clement VIII in the 17th century ...
Saints In Methodism
... The Virgin Mary is honored as the Mother of Christ in the United Methodist Church, and by Methodists of the High Church tradition ... Some Methodists, including John Wesley, believe that the Virgin Mary was a perpetual virgin ... faith such as the Twelve Apostles (excluding Judas Iscariot), Timothy, Paul, John the Baptist, Mary Magdalene, Virgin Mary, and Joseph such as the Church of St ...
Stanislaus Papczyński - The Marian Legislator
... in the new white habit in honor of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary ... goal of the community was to spread devotion to the Virgin Mary, and to assist poor souls in purgatory, particularly those who died in fields of battle and victims of plagues ... the reformed Franciscan Minors for the "Rule of the Ten Virtues of the Blessed Virgin Mary", which included the Marians' legal dependence on this Order ...

More definitions of "Virgin Mary":

  • (noun): A Bloody Mary made without alcohol.
    Synonyms: bloody shame

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