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
... on the possibility of defining the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary as a dogma of faith ... that 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 ...
Mother Of The Church - Pope John Paul II
... Mariology General articles Overview History Veneration of the Blessed Virgin Expressions of devotion Art Churches Hymns Music Specific articles ... Mater as an opportunity to explain how the Blessed Virgin Mary's maternity of Christ's faithful derives from her maternity of Christ, as well as how Mary serves as a "type", or model, of the ... 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 September 17, 1997, Bl ...
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 ... through their emotional impact on the veneration of the Blessed Virgin ... Both Hidalgo and Zapata flew Guadalupan flags and depictions of the Virgin of Guadalupe continue to remain a key unifying element in the Mexican nation ...
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 ... 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 sacrifice ... of the 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 protection ...
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 ... 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 forth into the ...

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