Friday, November 21, 2008

*Presentation of Mary..........November 21


"Tradition tells us that the Blessed Virgin Mary was vowed to God by her parents, St. Joachim and St. Ann, and taken by them to the temple when she was three years old

PRAYER.......Today we celebrate the glorious memory of the most holy Virgin Mary. Grant, Lord, that through her intercession we too may receive many graces from Your superabundant bounty. Amen "

From......"Lives of the Saints"

Read about The Presentation

Translation - French words:
"THE PRESENTATION OF MARY AT THE TEMPLE. Mary heard the voice of her Well-Beloved. She understood that He wanted her for Himself and, obedient to His voice, she came to dedicate herself to Him without reserve."

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Friends,

This is a translation of the French words:

"THE PRESENTATION OF MARY AT THE TEMPLE. Mary heard the voice of her Well-Beloved. She understood that He wanted her for Himself and, obedient to His voice, she came to dedicate herself to Him without reserve."

John

Holycard_collector said...

Micki,
This is such a beautiful Holy Card! And what a beautiful quote at the bottom!

Irene said...

Beautiful image, beautiful sentiment. Of course, the source is not canonical.

Micki said...

To All - Always a gift to me to read your comments. Thanks.