Sunday, September 12, 2010

Feast of the Holy Name of Mary and the Battle of Vienna 1683

This feast of the Holy Name of Mary was instituted to commemorate the victory of Christian forces led by King John Sobieski against the Muslims who were attacking Vienna, Austria. Father relates this to our interior spiritual battle and how we should invoke the name of Mary to win extraordinary victories. Ave Maria! Readings EF - 1st: ecc 24:23-31 - Gsp: luk 1:26-38
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Mary, Mother of Jesus Christ, Eternal High Priest, Mother of all priests and our Mother, help us respond generously to the Holy Spirit's request, through the voice of His Church, to offer up to God Eucharistic adoration for priests. Amen.

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