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2677. Holy Mary, Mother of God: With Elizabeth we marvel, “and why is this granted me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?”36Because she gives us Jesus, her son, Mary is Mother of God and our mother; we can entrust all our cares and petitions to her: she prays for us as she prayed for herself: “Let it be to me according to your word.”37By entrusting ourselves to her prayer, we abandon ourselves to the will of God together with her: “Thy will be done.”

Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death: By asking Mary to pray for us, we acknowledge ourselves to be poor sinners and we address ourselves to the “Mother of Mercy,” the All-Holy One. We give ourselves over to her now, in the Today of our lives. and our trust broadens further, already at the present moment, to surrender “the hour of our death” wholly to her care. May she be there as she was at her son’s death on the cross. May she welcome us as our mother at the hour of our passing38to lead us to her son, Jesus, in paradise.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

475. When are scientific, medical, or psychological experiments on human individuals or groups morally legitimate?

252. What names are given to the first sacrament of initiation?

275. What are the names for this sacrament?

571. What is contemplative prayer?

185. When is the infallibility of the Magisterium exercised?

127. What are the signs that bear witness to the Resurrection of Jesus?

324. What place does the sacrament of Holy Orders have in the divine plan of salvation?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

How does Job 38:1-11 reveal God’s sovereignty in the midst of suffering?

What is the message behind the parable of the Pharisee and the Publican?

What is the unchanging nature of God, according to Malachi 3:6?

What can we learn about divine wrath and protection of the righteous from the book of Nahum?

What is the teaching on leading humble servants in 3 John 1:1-4?

What is Amos’ criticism of superficial religion, and how does he highlight the importance of a genuine heart?

What does the “gospel of peace” mentioned in Nahum 1:15 mean, and how does it relate to the fear of God?