happy, happy, (albeit bee-lated) to you, Oh Sacred Mother!
i was with you through-out the day (yesterday)…
and yet i never had the chance to write & say,
just how much i loved honoring…
“The Lord has chosen her, his loved one from the beginning.” ~ The Liturgy of the Hours
“Your birth, O Virgin Mother of God, proclaims joy to the whole world, for from you arose the glorious Sun of Justice, Christ our God; he freed us from the age-old curse an filled us with holiness; he destroyed death and gave us eternal life.” ~The Liturgy of the Hours, Canticle of Zechariah Antiphon September 8
“Blessed are you, O Mary, for the word’s salvation came forth from you; now in glory, you rejoice for ever with the Lord. Intercede for us with your Son.” ~The Liturgy of the Hours, Common of the BVM Antiphon 1
“Eve shut all her children out of Paradise; the Virgin Mary opened wide its gates.” ~The Liturgy of the Hours, Morning Prayer Antiphon
“We commemorate the birth of the blessed Virgin Mary, a descendant of Abraham,
born of the tribe of Judah and of David’s seed.”
~The Liturgy of the Hours, Common of the BVM
may her Motherly hugs n’ blessings be your today!