All Evangelisation is preceded by the maternal presence of the Virgin Mary… the Star that guides the ship! - Mother Adela, foundress SCTJM
A 1968 recording of the abbey choir of Einsiedeln...
O my Lady of Aparecida! Take care of me now and at the moment of my death. Hail our Queen, Mother of mercy! - Filipe Pedroso, finder of the statue of Our Lady of Aparecida (Brazil)
Many will not let devotion to the Blessed Virgin even take root in their hearts. But blessed is the person who accepts this grace and keeps it! Such a devotion dwells in all who are the Lord’s heritage—in all who will praise Him eternally in heaven. - St Alphonsus Liguori
Most Glorious Virgin, you were chosen by the eternal Counsel to be the Mother of the Eternal Word made flesh. You are the treasurer of divine graces and the advocate of sinners. I who am your most unworthy servant have recourse to Thee. Graciously be my guide and counsellor in this valley of tears. - Prayer to the Mother of Good Counsel
You are everything, Mary, For us under the mountains And we need nothing more As You are with us! - Polish poem
Dearest Lady of Guadalupe, fruitful Mother of holiness, teach me your ways of gentleness and strength. - Novena prayer
Look to the star, call upon Mary! - St Bernard of Clairvaux
Queen of the most holy Rosary, pray for us. - Litany of Loreto
savage-america asked: What is the most unusual or unique Marian ritual/procession/representation that you have encountered?
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