Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Immaculate Conception Novena - Day 3


Mary and Jesus Under a Palm Tree (Middle Eastern)
via Matt Stone's Global Christianity

My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour; because He has regarded the lowliness of his handmaid (Entrance Antiphon, Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

...The Blessed Virgin gives us a perfect example of how to fulfill the Will of God by our complete availability. How unfortunate it would be if, in one way or another, we were to try to exercise our own caprice in the matter. We can best cooperate with the Lord through our complete dedication when we allow him free rein in our life.

Here is the novena for the third day.

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