Mary
Part 4 Mary in the Liturgy

Chapter m48 Celebrations of Mary Removed from the 1970 Roman Calendar

Introduction

The Compassion of Mary

May 8: Mary Mediatrix of All Graces

September 12
The Name of Mary

September 24: Our Lady of Ransom

October 11: The Maternity of Mary

 

Introduction

This is page is intended to help those who wish to celebrate these liturgical days by providing:  1) Background and other historical information which might be helpful to understand the feast; 2) A summary of the theology underling this celebration; 3) A brief exegesis of the readings from Scripture and the other pertinent liturgical texts for the liturgy of the day; and 4) A sample homily. The information below has been provided (for the most part) by seminarians at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in the seminar  "Marian Celebrations in the Roman Calendar."

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The Compassion of Mary

1.  Background

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2.  Theology

xxx

3.  Exegesis

Reading 1

Gospel

Preface

4.  Homily

Sample homily...

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May 8
Mary Mediatrix of All Graces

1.  Background

xxx

2.  Theology

xxx

3.  Exegesis

Reading 1

Gospel

Preface

4.  Homily

Sample homily...

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September 12
The Name of Mary

1.  Background

xxx

2.  Theology

xxx

3.  Exegesis

Reading 1

Gospel

Preface

4.  Homily

Sample homily...

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September 24
Our Lady of Ransom

1.  Background

xxx

2.  Theology

xxx

3.  Exegesis

Reading 1

Gospel

Preface

4.  Homily

Sample homily...

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October 11
The Maternity of Mary 

1.  Background

xxx

2.  Theology

xxx

3.  Exegesis

Reading 1

Gospel

Preface

4.  Homily

Sample homily...

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