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 virgin, blessed virgin:

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 mentioned in ... 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 ...
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 ... their emotional impact on the veneration of the Blessed Virgin ... Hidalgo and Zapata flew Guadalupan flags and depictions of the Virgin of Guadalupe continue to remain a key unifying element in the Mexican nation ...
Mother Of The Church - Pope John Paul II
... Catholic Mariology General articles Overview History Veneration of the Blessed Virgin Expressions of devotion Art Churches Hymns Music Specific articles ... 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 ... and asks, the Church must draw "from the Virgin Mother of God the most authentic form of perfect imitation of Christ." On September 17, 1997, Bl ...
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 ... the bodily Assumption into heaven of the Blessed Virgin should be defined and proclaimed as a dogma of faith ... piety) toward the Assumption of the most Blessed Virgin Mary ...
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 members of the Carmelite Order and 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 some other similar ... Bull, but permitted the Carmelites to preach "the faithful may devoutly believe that the Blessed Virgin by her continuous intercession, merciful prayers, merits and special ...

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