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  Mary, mother of Jesus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mary is frequently referred to by the Orthodox Church and related traditions within the Catholic Church as Theotokos, a title recognized at the Third Ecumenical Council held at Ephesus in 431.
Mary is also depicted as being present during the crucifixion standing near "the disciple whom Jesus loved" along with her sister Mary of Clopas (possibly identical with the mother of James the younger and Joseph mentioned in Matthew 27:55, cf.
Mary, cradling the dead body of her Son, while not recorded in the Gospel accounts, is a common motif in art, called a "pietà" or "piety".
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Mary's Divine motherhood is based on the teaching of the Gospels, on the writings of the Fathers, and on the express definition of the Church.
Mary behaved in the upper room in Jerusalem as she had behaved in the grotto at Bethlehem; in Bethlehem she had carried for the Infant Jesus, in Jerusalem she nurtured the infant Church.
Mary is there drawn with the Divine Infant in her lap, she with hands extended in prayer, he with his hand in the attitude of blessing.
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 Mary, the mother of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In Christianity and Islam Mary (Judæo-Aramaic מרים Maryām "Bitter"; Septuagint Greek Μαριαμ Mariam Μαρια Maria) is the mother of Jesus Christ the betrothed of Joseph.
Mary (Miriam in Hebrew Mariam in Greek) is by name in three of the four Gospels and the Book of Acts although not by name in the Gospel of John.
Mary was also present at the inauguration Jesus' public ministry when at the marriage Cana ; her intercession led to the first miracle performed by Jesus (John 2:1-11).
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 Mary, the mother of Jesus (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Mary was the wife of Joseph and the mother of Jesus Christ, who was conceived within her by the Holy Spirit when she was a virgin.
Mary was a direct descendant of King David which gave Jesus the right to ascend the Jewish throne, both through Mary and through adoption by his foster father, Joseph.
Jesus was sinless, and one may reasonably assume without genetic flaw, since he was to serve as the spotless and sacrificial Lamb of God.
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 Bible Passages on Mary the Mother of Jesus
And Mary said to the angel: How shall this be done, because I know not man? And the angel answering, said to her: The Holy Ghost shall come upon you and the power of the Most High shall overshadow you.
And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother: 'Behold this child is set for the fall and for the resurrection of many in Israel and for a sign which shall be contradicted.
Mary is at the beginning and end of the Holy Spirit's mission to manifest the Son., see ccc 726.
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 Mary the Mother of Jesus
The role of Mary, the mother of Jesus in His ministry was that she was part of those who Jesus came to "seek and to save" (Luke 19:10).
Therefore, Mary was the bearer of the humanity of our LORD Jesus Christ, but she had no part in His ministry other than that of an observer and a follower.
Jesus' mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.
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 Mary the Mother of Jesus,Mother of Jesus,Mary Mother of Jesus Christ,St. Mary Mother of Jesus
Mary was a disciple of Christ before she was his mother, for had she not believed, she would not have conceived.
Mary was not merely the point of Christ's entrance into the world but also acted as the channel through which he tried to revolutionized the world with his message.
She was the mother who cared for the physical needs of Jesus the boy, nursed him, nurtured and taught him the ways of the Lord.
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 Mary, the Mother of Jesus
Jesus, on the other hand, was known to everyone as ``the son of Mary'' (Mk 6:3) or ``the carpenter's son'' (Mt 13:55).
Indeed the blessed Mary certainly did the Father's will, and so it was for her a greater thing to have been Christ's disciple than to have been his mother, and she was more blessed in her discipleship than in her motherhood.
Jesus made her sinless from her first moment of existence in her mother's womb because of the singular role she was to play in our salvation.
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 Mary, Mother of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Jesus was born in a stable; the only room found when it was time for Mary to give birth.
Jesus loved His Mother enough to look down from the cross as he was dying and put His Mother into the care of His beloved Apostle John.
The Pieta is the famous statue of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, holding her son after He has been taken down from the cross.
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 Mary, the Mother of Jesus - Ascended Masters Research Center
The Light of the Mother is as close as your God Presence, but many do not realize that the Light that is within their Heart is the key to open the Door.
Mary was originally of the angelic evolution, and received a special dispensation from Alpha and Omega to embody on our planet to exemplify the Motherhood of God and give birth to the Christ who would save those souls led astray by the Luciferian rebels.
Mary, the Mother of Jesus, and daughter of Anna and Joachim (who were initiates of the Brotherhood and adhered to many of the teachings of the Essenes)
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 Biblical References to Mary, Mother of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Luke's Portrait of Mary, the Mother of Jesus
Mary is a "fact," a "given" of Divine Revelation and a "maternal presence" always operative in the life of the Church.
Buby, a member of the Society of Mary, is on the faculty of the University of Dayton and associated with the International Marian Research Institute there.
www.udayton.edu /mary/resources/bible.html   (212 words)

 Andrew Greeley's The Great Mysteries, The Mystery of Mary the Mother of Jesus
Most Christians have called Mary the mother of God because Of an ancient theological custom called the "communication of idioms," which was based on the philosophical terminology used in the third and fourth-century controversies over Jesus.
Jesus was described in these terms as having both a divine and human nature but being only a divine person.
In the terminology we are using in this catechism it could be said that Mary is the mother of God because she is the mother of the man with whom God is most completely united and in whom He most totally discloses himself to us.
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 Mary, The Mother Of Jesus | Immaculate Conception | Perpetual Virginity
Mary was preserved from this defect; from the first instant of her existence she was in the state of sanctifying grace." (Karl Keating, Catholicism And Fundamentalism, [San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1988], p.
The fact that Mary was miraculously the mother of the Messiah has nothing to do with the question of her privilege and obligation in the holiest of human relationships.
While Jesus was teaching in Galilee, "a woman from the crowd called out, 'Blest is the womb that bore you and the breasts that nursed you!' 'Rather' He replied, 'blest are they who hear the word of God and keep it" (Luke 11:27, NAB).
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 Mary, Mother of Jesus
After all, she is the Mother of Jesus Christ, the wholly human and wholly divine Son of God.
Mary's mother Anne was the first teacher of the child.
He was reluctant to begin His public ministry, but accedes to Mary's request when it appears that the Wedding couple will be embarrassed by the fact that not enough wine has been provided for the guests to drink at the feast.
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 Mary, the Mother of Jesus
Mary’s importance and significance in the history of the Christian church cannot be underestimated.
Mary is marked by her humility in her song of praise to God, known as the Magnificat (Luke
He also adds to Mary that “a sword would pierce [her] soul”, seemingly referring to the pain she would feel as a mother in watching her son go away and suffer rejection, and ultimately death on the cross.
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Mary is Jesus mother who God chose to give birth and raise Jesus.
Jude 1:1 "Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, called:" Jude (Juda) the brother of Jesus.
Mary was blessed and we are to call her blessed but not to make her a god as the Catholic's have done.
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 Mary, Mother of Jesus
I think it's a Mary, mother of Jesus, and Mary Magdalene motif (as at the foot of the cross).
Luke's mother's name is Arletta (Our Lady), and when he learns about her death, he sings about the Virgin Mary sitting on a abalone shell.
In his conversation with his mother, he makes sure his brother John ought to receive the inherited land, just as Jesus made sure John and Mary took care of one another from the cross.
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 Mary Mary mother of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A few simple sentences of the gospel describe her role: "There was standing by the Cross of Jesus, Mary, his mother." Long before that moment she had learned to walk by faith, to wait, to trust, to believe.
The mysterious words of Jesus- "Behold your mother"- are meant for us, as well as for the disciple who stood watching with her.
Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, sustained by the vigor of her faith, hope and flaming love.
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 Amazon.com: Mary: The Mother of Jesus: Books: Tomie De Paola   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Grade 1-4?Biblical references to the mother of Jesus are actually quite scanty, and dePaola has woven some appropriate legends concerning her childhood, her betrothal to Joseph, and her dormition with a graceful, simple rendition of the pertinent scriptural passages (based upon The New English Bible) to round out the story.
Mary continues dePaola's tradition of outstanding presentations of stories of the Bible and saints without proselytizing or bias.?Patricia Pearl Dole, formerly at First Presbyterian School, Martinsville, VA Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.
It is also great for teens, who may not want to sit and read much about Mary, but the Art draws them in and gets their interest and they can handle a page or two (before they know it, they're done!).
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 Mary the Mother of Jesus: Saint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Catholics believe the truth of the Bible that the Redemption of Jesus freed all believers from the original sin of Adam and its consequence, death.
On the basis of Bible truths from Genesis to Revelation, Catholics believe that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was the first to believe, and the first to reap both benefits from her Son's Redemption.
Mary's freedom from original sin is called her Immaculate Conception; her immediate entrance into Heaven at the completion of her life is called her Assumption.
www.catholicapologetics.org /ap080000.htm   (266 words)

 Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999) (TV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Trivia: Madonna was originally going to play Mary but dropped out three weeks before the first rehearsal.
I knew from the opening that there was a problem with the production when the opening narrative was printed on the screen and read at the same time with a voice that sounded like the station-break announcer.
His mother is presented as a politically-correct feminist who apparently is responsible for Jesus' teachings and parables which were, according to the plot, the bedtime stories she told Jesus when he was a child.
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 Mary: her story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mary the Mother of JesusMary in Christian Tradition
In the pages that follow, he tells the story of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
Drawing on Scripture and Tradition, Christian art and piety, as well as other sources, he paints a picture of Mary that is both human and down-to-earth.
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 Mary, the mother of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Birth of Jesus; From Mary to the manger, how the Gospels mix faith and history to tell the Christmas story and make the case for......
Mother Mary says liberals are doing the devil's work.
The presentation of Jesus: Jewish perspectives on Luke 2:22-24.
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 Mary, the Mother of Jesus
In a sense, with this statement Mary made God co-signer for her life.
Of course I would like to bear the Messiah!" With her statement Mary gave God direct say in the whole course of the rest of her life.
She would now spend her life according to the Lord's designs and purposes, even though that might mean foregoing hopes, plans and reputation she may have held dear.
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 Mary Menu
The Blessed Virgin Mary: Her Privileges and Relation to Christ and His Church
Mary, our Mother, in Pius X's Ad diem illum laetissimum (On the Immaculate Conception)
Mary and the Church, in Vatican II's Constitution on the Church Lumen gentium
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