Who is Blessed Virgin?

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

Some articles on blessed virgin, virgin:

Deiparae Virginis Mariae
... XII to all Catholic bishops on the possibility of defining the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary as a dogma of faith ... begging that the bodily Assumption into heaven of the Blessed Virgin should be defined and proclaimed as a dogma of faith ... and piety) toward the Assumption of the most Blessed Virgin Mary ...
Molanus and Art
... The Virgin is shown pale with pains, the midwives prepare a small (narcotic) drought for the childbirth ... Why this? Is it because the Virgin Mary would have held back from any pain of childbirth, when in fact she brought forth her divine son without pain? And what pertains to the midwives who are ... Rather, those pictures should be promoted which show the birth of Christ in which the Blessed Virgin Mary with arms folded and on bended knee before her little son, as though he was just now brought ...
Mother Of The Church - Pope John Paul II
... of articles on Roman Catholic Mariology General articles Overview History Veneration of the Blessed Virgin Expressions of devotion Art Churches Hymns Music Specific ... Mother of the Church", John Paul used Redemptoris Mater as an opportunity to explain how the Blessed Virgin Mary's maternity of Christ's faithful derives from her maternity of Christ, as ... Indeed, as Paul VI hopes and asks, the Church must draw "from the Virgin Mother of God the most authentic form of perfect imitation of Christ." On ...
Marian Art In The Catholic Church
... The Blessed Virgin Mary has been one of the major subjects of Christian Art, Catholic Art and Western Art for many centuries ... Marian culture through their emotional impact on the veneration of the Blessed Virgin ... Mariology General articles Overview History Veneration of the Blessed Virgin Expressions of devotion Art Churches Hymns Music Specific articles Apparitions Consecration to Mary Hearts ...
Sabbatine Privilege - History
... The Blessed Virgin is said to have asked that Pope John, should ratify the indulgences which Jesus Christ had already granted in heaven for the ... state of life, recite daily the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary, or abstain from meat on Wednesdays and Saturdays, or accomplish faithfully ... to preach "the faithful may devoutly believe that the Blessed Virgin by her continuous intercession, merciful prayers, merits and special protection will assist ...

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