In Nativitate Beatæ Mariæ Virginis

Let us celebrate with joyful hearts the birth of the Virgin Mary, of whom was born the Son of Justice, Christ our Lord.

Oggi celebriamo l’arrivo dell’aurora che precede la luce della salvezza, Cristo Gesù, come l’aprirsi sulla terra, tutta coperta dal fango del peccato, del più bel fiore che sia mai sbocciato nel devastato giardino dell’umanità.

8 Responses to “In Nativitate Beatæ Mariæ Virginis”


  1. 1 Antonella Oliver September 8, 2009 at 13:31

    Our Lady’s happiness today calls to mind her joyful words to Elizabeth at the Visitation: My soul magnifies the Lord and My spirit rejoices in God my saviour, for he has looked with favour on the lowliness of his servant Surely from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. Luke 1 : 47-49

    Although the church celebrates the birthday of Our Lady today 8 September she has revealed to the visionaries at Medjugorje that her birthday is on August 5……also the dedication of the church of St Mary Major (Santa Maria Maggiore), the oldest church in the west dedicated to the Mother of God.

  2. 2 Torkel September 8, 2009 at 14:00

    Thank you Antonela for bringing up the beautiful words of the Magnificat.
    Keep in mind though that the appearances at Medjugorie have not been approved by the Church so, although we are free to believe or not believe in them, we musn’t let these blur Lourdes or Fatima which must always be the ones we should refer to so as to avoid confusion.
    Beautiful video. I love the Salve Regina in Latin.

  3. 3 anne bender September 8, 2009 at 15:16

    Gabriella, thank you so much for this video. My heart was moved.

  4. 4 Fr. James Rosario September 8, 2009 at 16:32

    Today is the feast of the Nativity of the B. V. Mary. When I was still a boy, my maternal Grandad, a great lover of the Mother, always would take me to the Icon of our Mother. He kept pushing me to try the seminary to see if I had a calling. I refused constantly! His prayers, silence before the Eucharist and daily rosary took it’s “toll” – today I am a priest and my love for the Eucharist and our Mother comes from Mr. Ignatius (my grandad)! Incredible – le vie del Signore sono infinite!
    God bless!

  5. 6 Kaede Sachi September 8, 2009 at 17:27

    The power of prayer, Fr. Rosario, the power of prayer!🙂
    The ways of Our Lord are many and mysterious!

  6. 7 Mary Nicewarner September 8, 2009 at 23:36

    HAIL, FULL OF GRACE!!!! Happy Birthday, O Mirror of Justice!!

    And a good day to you, Gabriella, daughter of the Queen!

  7. 8 Antonella Oliver September 9, 2009 at 08:22

    I love that greeting Mary that you wrote to Gabriella. Ciao


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