Skip to comments.Pope Francis Entrusts Holy Land Pilgrimage to Mary
Posted on 05/23/2014 7:05:24 PM PDT by delchiante
Pope Francis privately visited the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome this morning to pray and entrust to the Virgin Mary his pilgrimage to the Holy Land. After 15 minutes of meditation and prayer before the image of Mary known as Salus Populi Romani, Pope Francis offered a bouquet of white and yellow roses at the feet of the Virgin. Since the beginning of his papal ministry in March 2013, this is the eighth visit Pope Francis has made to the Virgin Mary, under whose protection he has placed his pontificate. Speaking to Vatican Radio, the archpriest of the basilica, Spanish Cardinal Santos Abril y Castello, explained that Pope Francis sees Mary as a maternal guide and inspiration for his actions.
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The 15 Promises Our Lady Gave For Praying the Most Holy Rosary - given within the instruction manual of How to Pray the rosary
Promises 1 of 15: Whoever shall faithfully SERVE Me (MARY) by the recitation of the Rosary, shall receive signal graces.
Testing the spirit we find...
Deut 6:13-13 Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and SERVE HIM....
Deut 10:20- Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God; HIM SHALT THOU SERVE
1 Sam 7:3 Then Samuel spake unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye be come again unto the Lord with all your heart, put away the strange gods from among you, and Ashtoreth, and direct your hearts unto the Lord, and SERVE HIM ONLY......
Mathew 4:8-10-8 Again the devil took him up into an exceeding high mountain, and showed him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them, 9 And said to him, All these will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down, and worship me. 10 Then said Joshua unto him, Avoid Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and HIM ONLY SHALT THOU SERVE...
Luke 4:8-8 But Joshua answered him, and said, Hence from me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and HIM ALONE THOU SHALT THOU SERVE.
Testing her very first promise she is shown to be a liar..
Maybe mary was misquoted or mistranslated..
When tested against The Word and The Word that became flesh, she or whoever came up with these first person promises, come out as less than credible..
So, whatever she is pointing to, it isn't the Messiah of Israel...
and she does point to jesus in those promises (once at least, with lots being I, Me, My) and catholics and this pope and maybe all popes will/would say that very thing...
And that should not go unnoticed by protestants,who take great pains to say how much different they are from the mother church...how different are your beliefs?
The world could very well be one big counterfeit..accepting false premises as absolute given truth...
Substitutes that look almost like The Genuine Way, Truth, and Life.
We were warned by the apostles this could/would happen...
Good luck with that.
Oh wow, your brilliant analysis has convinced me. /s
Esau visit Jacob. Interesting.
Has the pope not read the bible? JESUS is who the pope should pray to and worship NOT Mary.
If this isn’t proof of Mary worship by the Catholic church, I don’t know what proof you could still need.
Why did Jesus teach us the "Our Father" prayer, rather than the "Our Jesus" prayer?
Did you not read the bible where the Blessed Mother told the wine stewards to do whatever Jesus commanded?
Look up: latria, hyperdulia and dulia. It might help you understand Catholicism better.
What makes you think Mary said any of these things??? There is NO New Testament evidence of the Nazarene’s mother setting herself up as a prayer portal
He is asking Mary for her prayers and she will ask her son.
Are you familiar with the Wedding at Cana? Who asked for Jesus’ help?
What was said after that?
It was Mary who set forth Jesus in his very first miracle.
It was Mary who interceded on behalf of the wedding family, for meeting their needs.
It was Mary who was then, is now, and shall be the intercessor of all those who shall attend the wedding feast of the Lamb in Heaven.
Protestants are coming around to Jesus teaching of God in three persons, in terms of a family.
The Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit the Spouse, who overshadowed the perpetual Virgin.
To have a father, one has a mother. What is a son without a mother? Why draw pictures in terms of family at all, only to leave the mother out.
Mary was no surrogate for God and corrected all Eve destroyed, in every way.
By Eve, we are sinners all, in need of forgiveness. By Mary as Mother of our Salvation, we are grateful and indebted forever, and we are her children in Christ, for whom she gladly intercedes on our behalf.
There’s a whole lot evidence in the Old Testament. Why do you ignore it?
The Catholics are wrong on this.
Jesus is God.
Mary is a person.
Says who??!! Scott Hahn and his perverted proposal that the Holy Ghost is a "bridal" or "mother" figure????
When Christ spoke of the Paraclete, He always referred to Him in the masculine sense.
How could Christ become "incarnate by the Holy Spirit of the virgin Mary" and not have two mothers according to Hahn's protestant preaching?
Your tag line pretty well describes the great dragon in Revelation coming to devour the offspring of the Woman (Mary) over whom the dragon has no victory, I believe it goes, but it is he the dragon who is destroyed. Mary is mighty as the daughter of God, Mother of the King.
Mary bears the fullness of Grace. The sound of her voice gave cause for John the Baptist to leap, in the womb of his mother.
As son and Shepherd, Jesus obliged Mary’s every request.
Mary is the Mother of God. Ignore Her at your own risk.
You hermeneutical prowess is astounding.
Just kidding... no it isn’t.