"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

In the bush which Moses saw unconsumed, 
we acknowledge your admirable virginity preserved: 
intercede for us, O Mother of God.


Who is she that comes forth as the morning rising, 
fair as the moon, bright as the sun, 
terrible as an army set in array?


Loving mother of the Redeemer,
gate of heaven, star of the sea,
assist your people who have fallen 
yet strive to rise again.
To the wonderment of nature you bore your Creator,
Yet remained a virgin after as before.
You who received Gabriel's joyful greeting,
have pity on us poor sinners.


O Lord, when you were born of a Virgin,
 after an ineffable manner, 
then were the Scriptures fulfilled. 
You did come down like the dew fall upon Gideon's fleece, 
that You might save mankind: we praise You , O our God.


Intercede for us O Holy Mother of God.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for posting daily reminders!


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