HAPPY bee-lated!

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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…

your birthday!

“The Lord has chosen her, his loved one from the beginning.” ~ The Liturgy of the Hours

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“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

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“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

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“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!