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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Blessed Virgin Mary
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.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15464b.htm   (12225 words)

 BBC - Religion & Ethics - Mary: A central figure
And one of the most important women in that story is Mary, of course, and that's why it's worth hearing her voice in a fresh way.
One of the reasons that Mary has maintained her popularity is that there were all the makings in the biblical text for a fascinating story, and yet with much of the detail missing.
In Egypt a shrine of Isis was deliberately and self-consciously re-created as a shrine of Mary.
www.bbc.co.uk /religion/religions/christianity/history/virginmary_1.shtml   (702 words)

  Mary I
Mary Tudor was the only child born to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon to survive childhood.
Mary had a good childhood as a young princess, and was the center of court attention in her earliest years.
Mary was apparently appalled at her father's action and there were come quarrels between Mary and Kathryn during the young Queen's reign.
tudorhistory.org /mary   (1086 words)

  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".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mary,_the_mother_of_Jesus   (6004 words)

 Mary I of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mary, the fourth and penultimate monarch of the Tudor dynasty, is remembered for her attempt to return England from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
Mary suffered a phantom pregnancy also known as pseudocyesis; Philip released the Lady Elizabeth from house arrest so that he could be viewed favourably by her in case Mary died during childbirth.
When Mary ascended the throne, she was proclaimed under the same official style as Henry VIII and Edward VI: "Mary, by the Grace of God, Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and of the Church of England and also of Ireland in Earth Supreme Head".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mary_I_of_England   (3791 words)

 Mother Mary - Crystalinks
Mary is involved in an incident during the only event in Jesus's early adult life that is recorded: his going up to Jerusalem when twelve years of age, where he was found among the teachers in the temple (Luke 2:41-52).
Mary, cradling the dead body of her Son, is a common motif in art, called a "pietà" or "piety".
Mary, they point out, is not of herself divine, and has only such powers to help as are granted to her by God in response to her prayers.
www.crystalinks.com /mary.html   (3310 words)

Mary Magdalen was so called either from Magdala near Tiberias, on the west shore of Galilee, or possibly from a Talmudic expression meaning "curling women's hair," which the Talmud explains as of an adulteress.
Yet it is Mary Magdalen who, according to all the Evangelists, stood at the foot of the cross and assisted at the entombment and was the first recorded witness of the Resurrection.
At a later period Mary and Martha turn to "the Christ, the Son of the Living God", and He restores to them their brother Lazarus; a short time afterwards they make Him a supper and Mary once more repeats the act she had performed when a penitent.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09761a.htm   (1257 words)

 PC(USA) - Presbyterians Today Online: What Presbyterians Believe, A new look at Mary
On the contrary, the story of Mary shows us that God's work includes us—not as worker bees who are brought on the scene to bring to fruition the druthers of the master, but as God's creative partners in the ministry of reconciliation.
Mary did not "sign up" to be the bearer of God, nor was she consulted about the terms of her commitment.
As Mary traveled to Elizabeth, proclaimed the Magnificat, and pondered the circumstances around her, we are free to bear God to the world by being risk-takers, poets and philosophers.
www.pcusa.org /today/believe/past/apr04/mary.htm   (1963 words)

Mary affirms the status of women and is a beautiful symbol of our inherent, God-given dignity -- but lest the modernist feminists cluck their tongues, it must be remembered that it was through Mary's obedience to God and by the blood of her Son that she was redeemed.
Mary the mother of the Lord; Mary the wife of Cleophas or Alphaeus, who was the mother of James the bishop and apostle, and of Simon and Thaddeus, and of one Joseph; Mary Salome, wife of Zebedee, mother of John the evangelist and James; Mary Magdalene.
Mary, mother of James the Less and Joseph, wife of Alphaeus was the sister of Mary the mother of the Lord, whom John names of Cleophas, either from her father or from the family of the clan, or for some other reason.
www.fisheaters.com /mary.html   (8163 words)

 The Virgin Mary, Mother of God
To call Mary the "Mother of Jesus" and yet refuse to call her "Mother of God" is to diminish Jesus as well as Mary, for it is a denial that Jesus is truly or fully God.
Mary, the glorious Mother of Christ, who, we believe, was a virgin before and after childbirth, was, as we have said before, carried to Paradise preceded by the Lord amidst the singing of angelic choirs.
Mary of Cleophas is therefore revealed as the mother of two of Jesus's so-called "brothers", James and Joses.
www.geocities.com /aprofaith/virgin.htm   (3458 words)

 The Gospel According to Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene as the consort of Christ, an occult legend that lived into the Middle Ages.
Papyrus Berolinensis 8502 was acquired by a German scholar, Dr. Carl Reinhardt, in Cairo in 1896 (the codex is variably referenced in scholarly writings as the "Berlin Gnostic Codex", the "Akhmim Codex", PB 8502, and BG 8502).
Importantly, the codex preserves the most complete surviving copy of the Gospel of Mary (as the text is named in the manuscript, though it is clear this named Mary is the person we call Mary of Magdala).
www.gnosis.org /library/marygosp.htm   (1526 words)

 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.
But as the inn was crowded, Mary had to retire to a place among the cattle, and there she brought forth her son, who was called Jesus (Matt.
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.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/mary-motherofjesus.html   (1220 words)

 C.A.R.M. Mary, Catholic, Tradition
Among women, she is most blessed (Luke 1:42) and all who claim to be Christian acknowledge her as a chosen vessel of God.
Mary, "...when the course of her earthly life was completed, was taken up body and soul into the glory of heaven..." (par.
Mary is undoubtedly blessed among women (Luke 1:42).
www.carm.org /catholic/mary.htm   (545 words)

The Scriptural basis for the Hail Mary is from the Gospel of Luke [1:26-42].
Mary is the Mother of Jesus, the Son of God [Mark 1:1, Acts 9:20, Romans 1:4, 2 Cor 1:19].
Her intercessory role in the second part of the prayer is based on her mediation at the wedding feast of Cana, recorded in the Gospel of John [2:1-12].
maryourmother.net /Mary.html   (613 words)

 Mary J. Blige News
The indestructible R&B diva is holding in her petite hands a copy of her first VIBE cover story, from February 1995, and having a flashback to one of the darkest periods of her well-publicized, often turbulent...
Mary J. Blige was the presiding spirit of Sunday night's upbeat Grammy telecast, sitting at the foot of the stage for easy access.
Mary J. Blige poses with her Grammys for Best R&B Song for 'Be Without You', Best R&B Album 'The Breakthrough' and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for 'Be Without You' at the 49th Annual...
www.topix.net /who/mary-j-blige   (855 words)

 Mariology - Official RC Position on the Person and Work of the Virgin Mary
Mary didn't say, 'I was immaculately conceived,' as if it were a past event and she just wanted to reinforce the fact of her sinless conception.
Mary is Queen of Apostles because by herself she routed all the heresies.
Mary is Queen of Apostles because she is mother of grace and channel of mercy.
www.rapidnet.com /~jbeard/bdm/Cults/Catholicism/mary.htm   (3433 words)

 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly . FEATURE . Mary Magdalene . November 21, 2003 | PBS
And that, as Mary Alice Williams reports, is giving hope to all those who want a more important place for women in today's church, too.
And she was the first witness to the resurrection and was sent by Jesus to tell his other disciples of his return.
KING: Mary Magdalene is important, I think, to women of all faiths because it tells women that they, too, have a history -- and a history that places them at the center of their own traditions, and not merely at its margins as a subsidiary or helpers of those who were doing the real work.
www.pbs.org /wnet/religionandethics/week712/feature.html   (1537 words)

 Mary Baker Art
Mary Baker is a contemporary realist painter whose studio is in
Mary Baker's skilled, tasteful and perceptive art work is for the discriminating buyer.
You will find Mary's evocative, compelling and beautiful paintings not only on the Gallery pages, but also on every page of her website.
www.marybakerart.com   (207 words)

 Mary, Hail Mary, Virgin Mary, St. Mary -- Beliefnet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Our articles about Mary are of special interest to Roman Catholics, but also to non-Catholics: Anglicans; Eastern Orthodox Christians (who venerate her as the Theotokos); Lutherans and other Protestants who are interested in the mother of Jesus; and Muslims, who venerate Mary as Mariam or Maryam.
Mary's Assumption into heaven after her death, which is observed as an important feast for Catholics and the Eastern Orthodox
Mary's perpetual virginity is part of ancient tradition and theologically central to Jesus' uniqueness.
www.beliefnet.com /ep/mary.asp   (430 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Mary, Mary: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mary Smith is targeting Hollywood stars and powerbrokers, and she is getting better every time.
In 'Mary, Mary' we follow FBI Agent Cross as he heads down to LA to investigate a string of celebrity homicides.
Mary Mary is the first Patterson book I've read and I will probably try more after this.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0755323033   (796 words)

 Amazon.com: Mary: Music: Mary J. Blige   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is Mary's best album, her heart is all in this and I hope one day she returns to doing this type of music, instead of the boring mainstream stuff she has done on her latest two albums (LOVE & LIFE and NO MORE DRAMA).
I've been listening to Mary J Blige's music ever since her debut album, "What's The 411?" was released back in 1992.
Though I loved Mary J Blige in the 90's I wasn't feeling her when this album came out, it was too mature for me and I was into TLC and Destiny's Child.
www.amazon.com /Mary-J-Blige/dp/B00000JWQH   (1643 words)

 Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mary's Role in Salvation History According to Saint Louis Mary Grignion de Montfort.
Mary: The Mother of God, Disciple of the Lord An ecumenical Marian scripture study
Mary Courtesy of the Marist Brothers, Sydney (Australia) Province.
www.shc.edu /theolibrary/mary.htm   (784 words)

Mary, I haven't received it, but will wait...
There's a fabulous overview of what is happening at Sun to mark this day on the group blog authored by a community of women at Sun.
Not to (further) impose on you with the mundane life of a happily married working mother of three children, but last weekend was date night.
blogs.sun.com /mary   (3116 words)

 !!!The Mary Page!!! - Site devoted to Mary, the virgin mother of Jesus Christ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Welcome to the Mary Page, maintained by The Marian Library/International Marian Research Institute at the University of Dayton in Ohio.
We are an international center of research and study on the role of Mary in Christian life.
Learning more about Mary, we develop a fuller knowledge of Christ who is the fulfillment of human existence.
www.udayton.edu /mary/main.html   (179 words)

 The Mary Page--Devoted to Study of Mary, the Mother of Jesus
The Mary Page--Devoted to Study of Mary, the Mother of Jesus
We are an international center of study and research on Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ.
Our goal is to gather and present information about the Virgin Mary and to lead people to a loving knowledge of her.
campus.udayton.edu /mary   (91 words)


Your Beginning Mary Garden

The Flowers of Our Lady were devotionally named as symbols of the life, virtues and mysteries of the Blessed Virgin and her Divine Son in the oral traditions of the medieval countrysides - circulated by itinerate preachers, mendicant friars, wandering minstrels, roving players, pilgrims, merchants, missionaries and other travelers.
In our modern Information Age, these old flower names are being circulated again: now through the print media, and electronically via the Internet throughout the entire world - from which devoted individuals learn of them and spread the custom of growing them in their parishes.
These are the loveliest of her litanies, These are gardens where the glad abounding earth Still gush the Holy Spirit's primal mirth In endlessly renewed diversities These from the faithful and fecund soil Are generations that have called her blest, They magnify her always without rest While man's sad cyclic ages still uncoil.
www.mgardens.org /BAMG-MG.html   (622 words)

 Mary Cassatt Online
Mary Cassatt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Mary Cassatt in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
All images and text on this Mary Cassatt page are copyright 1999-2005 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
www.artcyclopedia.com /artists/cassatt_mary.html   (614 words)

 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
www.ewtn.com /faith/teachings/marymenu.htm   (138 words)

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