Sunday, January 01, 2006

Solemnity of Mary Mother of God

The first day of the new year is the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God. We celebrate today the eigth day of Christmas.

St. Francis of Assisi's Prayer to the Mother of God

Hail, holy Lady, most holy Queen, Mary, Mother of God, ever Virgin. You were chosen by the Most High Father in heaven, consecrated by Him, with His most Holy Beloved Son and the Holy Spirit, the Comforter. On you descended and still remains all the fullness of grace and every good. Hail, His Palace. Hail His Tabernacle. Hail His Robe. Hail His Handmaid. Hail, His Mother. Hail, all holy Virtues, who, by grace and inspiration of the Holy Spirit, are poured into the hearts of the faithful so that from their faithless state, they may be made faithful servants of God through you.




In honor of Mary Mother of God, let us sing to her the

"Redemptoris Mater" (click here)

2 Comments:

Blogger Carmel said...

Thanks for the hymn and the words to go with it, it sounds lovely I have it playing now!

4:32 PM  
Blogger Saint Peter's helpers said...

You're welcome Carmel. There are more hymns from the source website. Check it out.

7:05 PM  

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