May 18th, 2011
Only after the Last Judgment will Mary get any rest; from now until then, she is much too busy with her children.
St John Marie Vianney
May 17th, 2011
As sailors are guided by a star to the port, so Christians are guided to heaven by Mary.
St Thomas Aquinas
May 16th, 2011
Far be it that anyone should try to defraud Mary of her privileges of divine grace and of her special glory. For by a certain singular favor of our Lord and God, and of her Son, she must be confessed to be the most true and most blessed Mother of God.
St Vincent of Lerins
May 15th, 2011
A Virgin conceived, a Virgin bore, and a Virgin she remains.
St Peter Chrysologus
May 14th, 2011
What a wonder is your Mother! The Lord entered her, and became a Servant; the Word entered her, and became silent within her; Thunder entered her, and His voice was still; the Shepherd of all entered her, and He became a Lamb.
St Ephraem the Syrian
May 13th, 2011
Mary symbolizes the Church, which, espoused to Christ as a virgin, has conceived us of the Holy Spirit, and as a virgin has also given us birth.
St Isidore of Sevilla
May 12th, 2011
Hail to you forever, O virgin mother of God, our unceasing joy. You are the pearl of great price that belongs to the kingdom; the fate of every victim, the living altar of the bread of life. Hail, O treasure of God. Hail, O fount of the Son’s love for man.
St Methodius of Olympus
May 11th, 2011
He willed us to have all through Mary.
St Bernard of Clairvaux