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A Sign, God's own Sign God has his reasons, even if man cannot grasp them. | p. 143 Job, A Guide to The Bible | Antonio Fuentes. Isaiah 7:14 (RSVCE) 14 Therefore the LORD himself will give you a sign. Behold, a young woman[a][b] shall conceive and bear[c] a son, and shall call his name Imman′u-el.[d] Footnotes: a. Isaiah 7:14 Or ...


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Here is a Wikipedia article (poor resource sometimes, I know) that details the origin of the story that Mary lived in Ephesus (or nearby). It appears to start with a nun in Germany named Anne Catherine Emmerich, who was bedridden and reported a series of visions that detailed "the last days of the life of Jesus, and details of the life of Mary, his mother." ...


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This is a traditional title of Mary in respect of her Assumption into Heaven. It does not imply that she is in any sense above, or even equal to, God. Here is one thing that the Catechism of the Catholic Church says about Mary in this regard: "Finally the Immaculate Virgin, preserved free from all stain of original sin, when the course of her earthly ...


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Mary is the Queen of Universe because Christ is the King of Universe. To understand her Queenship, one must understand how who the Queen of the Davidic Kingdom in the Old Testament Jewish monarchy was. It was the Queen Mother. The Kings had many wives, none of whom could be called Queen. That honor was reserved for the mother of the King. We see this is the ...


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The Wikipedia page about the church explains: The use of the title "Mary, Queen of the Universe" is drawn from section 59 of Lumen Gentium, the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church issued in 1964 by the Second Vatican Council, which stated: "Finally, the Immaculate Virgin, preserved free from all guilt of original sin, on the completion of her earthly ...


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Why do Catholics put so much faith in the Virgin Mary? One word: Mother She is the Mother of the LORD, [Our Lady], and Our Mother too. giving Mary praise Mary goes to visit Elizabeth. She enters house of Zechari′ah and greets Elizabeth. As soon as Elizabeth hears the greeting of Mary, the babe in her womb leaps; and Elizabeth filled with the Holy ...


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If Mary was really assumpted and if it was of any biblical consequence then why is it not mentioned anywhere in the Bible? in John 19:26-27, Jesus clearly entrusted his mother Mary to the care of his beloved disciple John. John is also the author of the book of Revelation as well as the gospel according to John. He seems to have outlive all the other ...


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This article The Assumption of Mary | by Father William Saunders states that [t]he belief in the Assumption of our Blessed Mother has been longstanding in our Church, and that [i]n Munificentissimus Deus, Pope Pius XII cited various Church Fathers to trace the longstanding tradition of the belief of the Assumption. This would be a starting point. A similar ...


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The belief that Mary was “taken up” i.e. the assumption, after her earthly life was held originally by gnostics and later by Roman Catholics. Epiphanius in A.D. 377 said that “no one knows if Mary died or not” Gregory of Tours in A.D. 590 taught the Assumption of Mary not from the Bible nor from the tradition of the church but from an apocryphal gospel ...



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