Pauca Verba is Latin for A Few Words.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Rejoice, O Mary!


Madonna and Child ~ Francesuccio Ghissi


Rejoice, O Mary, little girl dancing on the temple steps; delighting all of Israel, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, laughing with Gabriel, delighting in God's Nazareth-proposal, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, hurrying through the hill-country, announcing God's great marvel, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, John quickening in his mother's womb before your pregnant presence, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, welcoming shepherds to Bethlehem's cave, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, pondering the star and the gift-bearing magi, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, nursing your refugee-Child in Egypt, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, instructing Cana's waiters to follow the Lord's instructions, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, standing at Calvary ready to greet the Resurrection, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, whose maphorion  enfolds you in your Pentecost prayer, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Marywho did not abandon us in your summer-Assumption, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, warming the world with your smile at Lourdes, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, in the golden-mist atop Tepeyac's hill, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, remedy for our hardness of heart, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.

Rejoice, O Mary, like lilies and lavender, violets and iris, and incline your ear to all who run to you for help.









3 comments:

  1. Rejoice, O Mary, for all the mothers of the world, that they might feel the love of their child's gentle kisses today.

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  2. Very beautiful Father. Just knowing that Mary is there answering our cries for help is very comforting. She took care of things in her life and now she takes care of things for us.

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  3. A blessed Mother's Day to all the mothers out there, that they may follow Mary's good example.

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