As a fitting crown for the closing of the Marian Year, Pope Pius XII, on October 11, , issued a beautiful new Encyclical, the Ad Caeli Reginam in which he. AD CÆLI REGINAM. Encyclical Letter of His Holiness, Pope Pius XII on the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary. TO OUR VENERABLE BRETHREN. Ad Caeli, Reginam!s the encyclical letter of Pope Pius XII in which he. instituteC a new universal feast of the Queenship of Mary, for May The encyclical is.

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Would that all men, now forgetful of how much we cost Our Savior, might regniam to mind the words, ‘You were redeemed, not with gold or silver which perishes. Delivery Legal Notice Terms and conditions of use About us. And let them beware of too great a narrowness of mind when they are considering that unique, completely exalted, indeed almost Divine dignity of the Mother of God, which the Angelic Doctor teaches we must attribute to her “by reason of the infinite good which is God.

May the powerful Queen of creation, whose radiant glance banishes storms and tempests and brings back cloudless skies, look upon these her innocent and tormented children with eyes of mercy; may the Virgin, who is able to subdue violence beneath her foot, grant to them that they may soon enjoy the rightful freedom to practice their religion openly, so that, while serving the cause of the Gospel, they may also contribute to regiinam strength and progress of nations by their harmonious cooperation, by the practice of rrginam virtues which are a glowing example in the midst of bitter trials.

As Christ is our Lord and King by a regina, title because He redeemed us, so the Blessed Virgin [is our Lady and Cweli because of the unique way in which she has cooperated toward our Redemption by giving of her own substance, by offering Him willingly for us, and by desiring, praying for, and bringing about our salvation in a singular manner.

Is she not a rainbow in the clouds reaching towards God, the pledge of a covenant of peace? Mary Majorwhere great multitudes have manifested in a striking way their faith and their most ardent charity towards the heavenly Mother–but also in all parts of the world, that filial reverence toward the Virgin Mother of God has increased more and more, and that the principal shrines of Mary have been visited and are still being visited by many throngs of Catholic pilgrims gathered in prayer.

The Common Good, Cafli. And likewise We command that on that same day there be renewed the consecration of the human race to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary. We read, moreover, vaeli the Regina, Missal: Alphonsus Ligouri, in collecting the testimony of past ages, writes these words with evident devotion: In this matter We do not regina to propose a new truth to be believed by Christians, since the title and the arguments on which Mary’s queenly dignity is based have already been clearly set forth, and are to be found in ancient documents of the Church and in the books of the sacred liturgy.


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It encompasses the heaven about with the circle of its glory, the hands of the Most High have displayed it. Let all, therefore, try to approach with greater ae the throne of grace and mercy of our Queen and Mother, and beg for strength in adversity, light in darkness, consolation in sorrow; above all let them strive to free themselves from the slavery of sin and offer an unceasing homage, filled with ac loyalty, to their Queenly Mother.

Apostolic constitutions and bulls Encyclicals Apostolic writings Magisterium. Peter’s, on the Feast of the Divine Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, on the eleventh day of the month of October in the yearthe sixteenth of Our Pontificate.

His magisterium includes almost 1, addresses and radio broadcasts. Martin I called Mary “our glorious Lady, ever Virgin. II in dormitione Beatae Cafli Virginis: Now, in the accomplishing of this work eeginam redemption, the Blessed Virgin Mary was most closely associated with Christ; and so it is fitting to sing in the sacred liturgy: We read, moreover, in the Ethiopic Missal: And so, to pass rfginam the documents of more recent Pontiffs, it is well to remember that, already in the seventh century, our Predecessor St.

Yet Mary also, although in a restricted way and only by analogy, shares in the royal dignity as the Mother of Christ Who is God, as His Associate in the labors of the Divine Redemption, and in His struggle against His enemies and in the victory He won over them all. You will receive a refund if overcharged. Kenneth marked it as to-read Jan 04, I in Dormitionem Beatae Mariae Virginis: On this point, We may especially call to mind the radio message which We addressed to the people of Portugal, when the miraculous image of the Virgin Mary, which is venerated at Fatima, was being crowned with a golden diadem.

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On the Queenship of Mary: Ad Caeli Reginam

In some parts of the world there are those who, because of the Christian name, suffer persecution and are deprived of Divine and human rights to liberty. God, by making all through His power, is Father and Lord of all, so the blessed Mary, by repairing all through her merits, is Mother and Queen of all; for God is the Lord of all things, because by His command He establishes each of them in its own nature, and Mary is the Queen of all things, because she restores each to its original dignity through the grace which she merited.

Moreover, in this part of Christian doctrine as in others, the living Magisterium of the Church which Christ has constituted “to elucidate and explain things that are contained in the Deposit of Faith only obscurely and, as it were, implicitly” stands forth for all as “the immediate and universal norm of truth.


Now, in the accomplishing of this work of redemption, the Blessed Virgin Mary was most closely associated with Christ; and so it is fitting to sing in the sacred liturgy: Iconography, to represent the royal dignity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, has always been enriched with works of the highest artistic value and the greatest beauty, and has gone so far as to represent colorfully the Divine Redeemer crowning His mother with a splendid diadem.

Festum septem dolorum B. Festum Assumptionis Beatae Mariae Virginis. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

This product is not sold individually. Justified protests and repeated complaints have up until now availed nothing to remove these evils. Gregory Nazianzen “the Mother of the King of the entire universe,” and the “Virgin Mother who brought forth the King of the entire world”.

The maternal exhortations and orders of the Virgin Mary work to protect and increase this peace. Back to the teachings on Mary Main Menu.

II, Mechliniae,hymn. Ioannes Damascenus, De fide orthodoxa1. Peter’s Basilicaon the feast cadli the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Marythe eleventh day of October,in the sixteenth year of his Pontificate. From these premises the following argument is drawn. Festum septem dolorum B.

Our tongue cannot worthily praise thee, O Lady; for thou who hast borne Christ the King, art exalted above the Seraphim Pius X adds that she fills this office “as by the right of a mother.

Hieronymus, Liber de nominibus hebraeis: For heaven was not Thy mother, but Thou hast made it Thy throne.

Chanticleer the Bard marked it as to-read Jan rwginam, The threat of this fearful crisis fills Us with a great anguish, and so with confidence We have recourse to Mary Our Queen, making known to her those sentiments of filial reverence which are not Ours alone, casli which belong to all those who glory in the name of Christian. And let no one dare say anything lacking in due reverence to her. Product successfully added to your shopping cart.

Everyone knows that We, as often as the opportunity presented itself, that is, when We were speaking to our children in Christ who were gathered in our Presence, or when, by radio, We spoke to people afar off, We have exhorted all whom We could to love our most kind and powerful Mother, as children should, with a strong and tender love. Rdginam of Toledo gathers together almost all of the titles retinam honor in this salutation: Hence it cannot be doubted that Mary most Holy is far above all other creatures in dignity, and after her Son possesses primacy over all.