• on 15th September, 2021

Our Lady Of Sorrows: 15th September 2021

Today we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows;

Our Lady of Sorrows (LatinBeata Maria Virgo Perdolens), Our Lady of Dolours, the Sorrowful Mother or Mother of Sorrows (Latin: Mater Dolorosa), and Our Lady of PietyOur Lady of the Seven Sorrows or Our Lady of the Seven Dolours are names by which the Virgin Mary is referred to in relation to sorrows in life. As Mater Dolorosa, it is also a key subject for Marian art in the Catholic Church.

The Seven Sorrows of Mary are a popular Roman Catholic devotion. In common religious Catholic imagery, the Virgin Mary is portrayed, sorrowful and in tears, with one or seven long knives or daggers piercing her heart, often bleeding. Devotional prayers that consist of meditation began to elaborate on her Seven Sorrows based on the prophecy of Simeon. Common examples of piety under this title are Servite rosary or the Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows of Our Lady, the Seven Joys of Mary, and, more recently, Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary.

The feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is liturgically celebrated every 15 September, while a feast of Friday of Sorrows is observed in some Catholic countries.

By courtesy of Wikipedia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Lady_of_Sorrows

 

 

Image “Our Lady of Sorrows” is a painting by Rebecca Mike

https://pixels.com/featured/our-lady-of-sorrows-number-one-rebecca-mike.html

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