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  Our Lady of Flowers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Shrines and statues of Our Lady are often adorned with flowers.
May Crownings have a statue of Our Lady crowned with a crown made of flowers while sometimes the hymn "Bring flowers of the fairest, bring flowers of the rarest" is sung.
A statue of Our Lady is placed on a rock or base that is then placed on soil, which is in a planter or container.
www.monksofadoration.org /mom/mom77.html   (1111 words)

 Our Lady of Guadalupe History
In 1326 Our Lady appeared, and the statue was found in a cave on the Guadalupe (Wolf) River.
Our Lady revealed herself as the Mother of this God to Juan Diego and the Aztec people in her first statement by saying she was "the Mother of the True God, through whom everthing lives, the Lord of all things".
Asking Our Lady why she did not intercede to avert the flooding, she was told that due to the sins of the people a worse chastisement by fire was merited, but due to the sister's prayers and penances, the punishment was mitigated to a flood.
www.geocities.com /franciscanhistory/OLOG.html   (5307 words)

 Our Lady of Good Success
Our Lady of Good Success prophesied that the devotion to her under this title which was popular in the 1600’s would fall away but it would again see a resurgence in the Twentieth Century, an era in which we would sorely need to “gird our loins” for battle.
Our Lady of Good Success had requested that a certain sculptor, Francisco del Castillo, who was known not only for his artistic ability but also for his virtue and devotion to the Blessed Mother, create the statue.
Our Lady of Good Success went into great detail to explain what the five reasons were for the extinguishing of the light.
www.ourladyofgoodsuccess.com /frames-3-4-2005/article-ologs.html   (4062 words)

 Olympia Press Ebooks: $1 Literary and Erotic Classics From The Fabled Olympia Press
Jean Genet's seminal Our Lady Of The Flowers (1943) is generally considered to be his finest fictional work.
Though the narrative is not the primary focus of this or any of Genet's novels, most responsible critics have failed to remark on the fact that the narrative of Our Lady Of The Flowers is the least compelling of any found in his five major novels.
Our Lady Of The Flowers, does, however, lay the basic groundwork for the novels to come: The Miracle Of The Rose, Funeral Rites, Querelle, and The Thief's Journal (all written between 1944 and 1948).
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 Our Lady Of Guadalupe Day - Crystalinks
Our Lady of Guadalupe, (La Virgen de Guadalupe) a Roman Catholic icon, is the title given to the Virgin Mary after appearing to Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, an Aztec convert to Catholicism, on Tepeyac Hill near Mexico City in 1531.
The lady smiled and said:"Know for certain, dearest of my sons, that I am the perfect and perpetual Virgin Mary, Mother of the True God, through whom everything lives, the Lord of all things, who is Master of Heaven and Earth.
Our Lady of Guadalupe still underpins the faith of Catholics in Mexico and the rest of Latin America, and she has been recognised as patron saint of Mexico City since 1737, with her patronage extended piece by piece until it included all of America by 1946.
www.crystalinks.com /ladyguadalupeday.html   (1351 words)

 Our Lady of Fatima
Our Lady communicated with Lucia, the oldest of the three children, in her six monthly appearances.
There are three principal practices of devotion which Our Lady has requested in honor of her Immaculate Heart: the First Saturday of the month, the Five First Saturdays, and the Consecration of Russia.
Our Lady predicted that God would work a great miracle on October 13, 1917 to prove the authenticity of the apparitions.
www.olrl.org /prophecy/fatima.shtml   (2559 words)

 Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church - Philadelphia Pa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Our 2007, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Calendars, compliments of the Murphy-Ruffenach Funeral Home, will be available at the doors of the Church this weekend.
Through our sacramental, educational and social ministries we seek to deepen our awareness as followers of Jesus; being a people filled with compassion who regard the dying, the poor and those most in need as the sign of Christ among us.
We strive to improve the quality of life for all our neighbors regardless of nationality or belief, and we commit to seek out effective ministries to our youth and young adults who are the future of our parish.
www.olmc-phila.com   (624 words)

 Our Lady of Guadalupe
At 5 p.m., the Pope arrived at Piazza di Spagna in the popemobile for the traditional crowning of Our Lady.
Together we lift our confident and sorrowful petition to you, the first fruit of humanity redeemed by Christ, finally freed from the slavery of evil and sin: hear the cry of the pain of victims of war and so many forms of violence that bloody the earth.
Our Lady of Guadalupe is patroness of the Americas and also of the unborn.
frpat.com /guadalupana.htm   (1134 words)

 Domestic-Church.Com: Saint Profile: Our Lady of Guadalupe
This beautiful lady told Juan Diego that she was "the ever virgin Holy Mary, Mother of the True God" and told him that she wanted a temple built where she stood.
The Lady then told him to go to the top of the hill where they had first met, to cut the various flowers he found growing there and bring them back to her.
O Lady of Guadalupe, we beg you that parents live a holy life and educate their children in a Christian manner; that children obey and follow the directions of their parents; that all members of the family pray and worship together.
www.domestic-church.com /CONTENT.DCC/19981101/SAINTS/OLGuadalupe.htm   (1751 words)

 Our Lady of Guadalupe: A Guide for the New Millennium - December 1999 Issue of St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online
Pope John Paul II says Our Lady of Guadalupe is the perfect image to lead the Church into the Great Jubilee and an era of new evangelization.
God took on our flesh and blood so as to create a new way through which humanity could once again be one united family, and he chose to do it with the cooperation of a woman.
The Lady of Guadalupe is the main symbol for the Mexicans, so everybody comes to the Mass with their families on the Sunday; everybody brings roses because roses are the symbol also of Guadalupe and the Lady.
www.americancatholic.org /Messenger/Dec1999/feature2.asp   (3904 words)

 Our Lady of Czestochowa - Shrine
Throughout the centuries Our Lady of Czestochowa was given to us as a defense of our nation, as a most tender Mother, a true Queen, a Defender of our nation's existence, and especially as a Guardian of our faith and unity with the Roman Catholic Church.
Our primary concern during this period of preparation ought to be a renewal of consciences and a reorientation of our lives toward God.
He writes in his work: "Our Lady's picture, one of ancient origins and famed for miracles, was brought to Jasna Gora by Opolczyk." The picture seems to have been known for its miraculous fame already at the time of its arrival in Czestochowa.
www.czestochowa.us /novenas.htm   (9170 words)

 Our Lady of Guadalupe
Before addressing the actual image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we must first recall the beautiful story, particularly since Dec. 9 marks the feast day of Juan Diego and Dec. 12, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
She responded in his native language of Nahuatl, "Tlecuatlecupe," which means "the one who crushes the head of the serpent" (a clear reference to Genesis 3:15 and perhaps to the prominent symbol of the Aztec religion).
By Christmas of that year, an adobe structure was built atop Tepeyac Hill in honor of our Blessed Mother, Our Lady of Guadalupe, and it was dedicated on Dec. 26, 1531, the feast of St. Stephen the Martyr.
www.catholiceducation.org /links/jump.cgi?ID=2057   (1342 words)

 Our Lady of Guadalupe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Our Lady of Guadalupe or the Virgin of Guadalupe (Spanish: Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe) is a Marian apparition and a 16th century Roman Catholic icon.
With the Brief Non est equidem of May 25, 1754, Pope Benedict XIV declared Our Lady of Guadalupe patron of what was then called New Spain, corresponding to Spanish Central and Northern America, and approved liturgical texts for the Mass and Liturgy of the Hours in her honour.
In the town of Tlaltenango, a painting of Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared "miraculously" in the inside of a box that two unknown travelers left in a hostel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Our_Lady_of_Guadalupe   (3592 words)

 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : September 15, 2005 : Our Lady of Sorrows
Devotion to the Seven Sorrows of Our Lady has its roots in Sacred Scripture and in Christian piety, which always associates the Blessed Mother with her suffering Son.
The title "Our Lady of Sorrows" focuses on Mary's intense suffering during the passion and death of Christ.
Present different art pieces of Our Lady of Sorrows, or illustration of one of her sorrows, for meditation and discussion.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2005-09-15   (829 words)

 St. Colman Mac Duagh - Our Lady of Good Success
Our Lady prophesied that at the end of the 19th Century and especially in the 20th Century that Satan would reign almost completely by the means of the Masonic sect.
During the wake, the sight of a blind girl was restored when a flower from the crown that encircled Mother Mariana's head was touched to the her eyes.
Our Lord: "For in all times I have need of valiant souls to save My Church and the prevaricating world." Our Lord also made Mother Mariana understand more clearly than ever before that devotion to the Passion, to the Blessed Sacrament and to Our Lady constitutes the support and mainstay of religious communities.
www.stcolman.com /goodsuccess.html   (2537 words)

 Our Lady of the Sun
In our Lady's left hand, She is holding a yellow scapular.
In our Lady's right hand, She is holding a full blown rose.
Purest Dove, Sweetest Flower of the Heavenly Garden, Holy Mother clothed in the rays of the sun, intercede with the Eternal Father and Your Divine Son so that we, Your children, may be filled with the Holy Ghost, and then our despair will cease and our love for God will increase.
www.ourladyofthesun.net   (551 words)

 Our Lady of La Vang, Santa Ana CA
Unexpectedly, one night they were visited by an apparition of a beautiful lady in a long cape, holding a child in her arms, with two angels at her sides.
The Bishop proclaimed Our Lady of La Vang as the Protectorate of the Catholics.
The history of Our Lady of La Vang continues to gain greater significance as more claims from people whose prayers were answered were validated.
www.ourladyoflavang.org   (595 words)

 Society of the Divine Word - Our Lady of Providence Parish, Neptune, NJ
Our Lady of Providence Parish in Neptune, New Jersey, served by the SVD since 1981, encompasses a predominantly Hispanic community which for the most part is composed of recent immigrants from Central and South America.
Although the leadership of the parish continues to be primarily ethnically Puerto Rican, a large number of the people who attend the crowded services have emigrated from Mexico in the past seven or eight years.
The parish houses Our Lady of Providence clinic, a free health care service for the working poor who have no insurance.
www.divineword.org /mis-ourladyneptune.asp   (346 words)

 Santiago de Compostela's Catholic Devotions: Our Lady of Ocotlán
True to our Lady's wishes, all followed her elevated image to the summit of the hill, where her statue -- burnt into the giant tree by the Will of GOD -- was placed on a throne previously occupied by the great and holy martyr Saint Lawrence.
It is noteworthy to accent, that while our Lady came to Mexico in the sixteenth century, over 200 years later, in 1755, statuary experts declared that "the image of wood is of solid oak, all in one piece." Over the course of time it has suffered many beatings, i.e.
Ergo, realizing our pitiable condition, GOD permitted personal formation at the hand of an angel, a vision of hell, "snowing" roses, the secret of Mary's Immaculate Heart, and the miracle of the sun at Fátima.
www.starharbor.com /santiago/ocotlan.html   (5030 words)

Her raiment shone like the sun; the rock on which she set her foot seemed to be hewn from precious stones and the ground red like the rainbow.
Terrified the flowers would fall to the floor, he lifted a corner of his cloak to placate his tormentors.
From that time there was raised in the spot chosen by Our Lady the Shrine of Guadalupe.
campus.udayton.edu /mary/meditations/guadalupe.html   (2034 words)

 Our Lady of Guadalupe
There Our Lady appeared to Juan again telling him that he must return to the Bishop tomorrow with the message she had entrusted to him.
Our Lady then instructed Juan to go to the summit of Tepeyac and pick the beautiful flowers he would find miraculously blooming there.
Our Lady, the Immaculate Conception, identified herself as the Women in Genesis whom according to the traditional translation, “will crush the head of the serpent with her heel.”
www.catholic.net /rcc/Periodicals/Faith/11-12-98/Mary.html   (733 words)

 Fictionwise eBooks: Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet
eBook Description: Jean Genet's seminal Our Lady of the Flowers (1943) is generally considered to be his finest fictional work.
It isn't difficult to understand how and why Genet was able to reproduce the novel under such circumstances, because Our Lady of the Flowers is nothing less than a mythic recreation of Genet's past and then--present history.
Legs thrown over shoulders, "Jean" is not only the serpent that eats its tail but becomes a small, circular, self--imbibing universe all his own.
www.fictionwise.com /eBooks/eBook28821.htm   (326 words)

 Our Lady Of Fatima, Rosary, Catholic Radio & Television, Church,Religion & Prayer
Our Lady has revealed to several people that each time they say a Hail Mary they are giving her a beautiful rose and that each complete Rosary makes her a crown of roses.
The rose is the queen of flowers, and so the Rosary is the rose of all devotions and it is therefore the most important one.
With the Rosary in fact we meditate on the mysteries of joy, of sorrow and the glory of Jesus and Mary.
www.catholicmedia.com   (466 words)

 Cartwright- SAMLA 2004
As Jeremy and I discussed our books, the similarities between the spiritual and secular rejections of masturbation seemed unified in an erasure of the feminine.
They offer no alternatives--alternatives I believe are accessible, where males, females, those of a wide-range of sexual orientations, and those of a wide variety of ages could have access to their bodies in libratory and pleasure-filled ways.
It was on this brown paper that Genet wrote, in pencil, Our Lady of the Flowers.
www.case.edu /affil/sce/Texts_2004/cartwright.htm   (2479 words)

 CheckerBeads Dolls- Our Lady of the Flowers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Our Lady of the Flowers is adorned with many wonderful pressed glass flowers.
Our Lady is completely sewn, stuffed and beaded by hand.
Our Lady stands about nine inches tall, including her stand, and her arms reach about seven inches wide.
checkerbeads.tripod.com /gallery/doll7.html   (110 words)

 Our Lady Of The Angels Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
She suggested that the leadership of the youth group should, in as much as possible, fall to the leaders among the youth and that their vision and ideas be given credence and consideration.
Antony to the Our Lady of the Angels community and to our meeting.
This summer Our Lady of the Angels Parish will be hosting the French Boys’ Choir the weekend of July.
www.ourladyoftheangels.net /parishcouncil   (14814 words)

 Our Lady of the Flowers reviews and ratings at MSN Shopping
Our Lady of the Flowers reviews and ratings at MSN Shopping
Our Lady of the Flowers: Reviews and ratings
More able to reproduce the novel under such circumstances, because Our Lady Of The Flowers is nothing less than a mythic recreation of Genet's past and then - present history.
shopping.msn.com /Reviews.aspx?itemId=1469916   (204 words)

 Amazon.com: Our Lady of Flowers: Books: Jean Genet,Bernard Frechtman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Our Lady of the Flowers, which is often considered to be Genet's masterpiece, was written entirely in the solitude of a prison cell.
Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet
Takes the ideas of Sade, Baudelaire, Burroughs, Robbe-Grillet, Rimbaud, whoever, to a beautiful flowering of evil in which the human body is truly LIVED in and nothing is shirked.
www.amazon.com /Our-Lady-Flowers-Jean-Genet/dp/039417903X   (2001 words)

 Jean Genét
These works, that celebrated thievery and homosexuality, included Our Lady of the Flowers, first published in a limited edition by L'Arbalète of Lyons in 1943, and Querelle of Brest (1947), in which the amoral sailor and murderer Querelle proclaims "My wife is the sea; my mistress is my captain".
In Miracle of the Rose (1946) the chains transform to a garland of flowers.
Other writers, like François Mauriac, criticized Genet for being a prisoner of his own world of crime, where the author "goes around and around like a squirrel in a cage, imprisoned in the dungeon of a vice from which he cannot escape".
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /jgenet.htm   (1264 words)

 Our Lady of Prayer
For the intentions of the Holy Father, one may recite at this point 1 "OUR FATHER", 1 "HAIL MARY", and one "GLORY BE".
be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil;
HAIL MARY, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
geocities.com /ourladyofprayer   (1483 words)

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