Rorate Caeli

Aparecida Notes: The Pope in Brazil - III
Mary Mediatrix of all Graces


[The Blessed Virgin Mary], the Tota Pulchra, the Most Pure Virgin, who conceived in her womb the Redeemer of Men and who was preserved from all original stain, wishes to be the definitive seal of our encounter with God, our Savior.

There is not a single fruit of grace in the history of salvation which does not have as a necessary instrument the mediaton of Our Lady. ...


The world needs clean lives, clear souls, simple minds that reject being considered as creatures [who are] the object for pleasure. It is necessary to say "No" to those media of social communication which ridicule the sanctity of matrimony and virginity before marriage.

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Let us thank God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit, from Whom, through the intercession of the Virgin Mary, all heavenly blessings come ... .


Benedict XVI
Homily - Holy Mass and canonization of Blessed Frei Galvão
Campo de Marte airfield, São Paulo, Brazil
May 11, 2007

1 comment:

  1. "There is not a *single* fruit of grace in the *history of salvation* which does not have as a *necessary* instrument the *mediaton of Our Lady*. ..." [my emphasis]

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