Ave, Domina Angelorum:
Salve, radix, salve, porta
Ex qua mundo lux et orta.
O Queen of Heaven.
Hail, O Lady of Angels
Hail! thou root, hail! thou gate
From whom unto the world, a Light has arisen
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12th century antiphon,
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I have presumed
to take Thee unto me!
Thou first had taken me to Thee.
If I am speechless,
breathless love ...
this heart from out of me!
Lest I should
die, seize Thou this shattered heart
the whispered knowing of my love.
... I am a
fool ... and would you love me still?
Do not tell
me, either way lest I
surely come to die!
* In 1970,
a pilgrim visiting the Shrine of San De Marco, Italy, had a vision
of a woman who told him to take a picture of the setting sun. Having
a simple Polaroid camera, he only saw the sunset when he snapped
this picture. When the picture was developed, this image of the
Blessed Virgin Mary appeared (note the sunset at the lower right
of the picture." This image was taken from a home-made Christmas
Card, and scanned December 24, 1997. The photographer is unknown.
It appears below:
Photograph of Mary, Mother of God, reduced
though Photoshop in an effort to remove artifacts and enhance the
photograph appears below:
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Hail Mary, full of
grace, the Lord is with Thee. Blessed
art thou amongst women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour
of our death. Amen.
Maria, gratia plena,
Benedicta tu in mulieribus,
et benedictus fructus ventris
ora pro nobis peccatoribus,
et in hora mortis nostrae.
Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have
recourse to thee. Amen.
Totally Faithful to the Sacred
Deposit of Faith entrusted to the Holy See in
opera tua ... quia modicum habes virtutem, et servasti
verbum Meum, nec non negasti Nomen Meum
know your works ... that you have but little power,
and yet you have kept My word, and have not denied My
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