Day 9: Mother Most Pure, Pray for Us!

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Outside the entrance to Our Lady of Peace Chapel in Rome where St. Josemaría is buried, you will find a serene white marble sculpture of the Blessed Mother titled “Mother of Fair Love.”

“She sits as silent sentinel and beckons all who pass by to invoke her maternal intercession for the gift of Holy Purity.  A perpetual vigil light nearby signals the power of her intercession for all who wish to be faithful to vows, promises, and commitments of love.”  That’s how I explained it to a visiting Bishop from Texas twenty years ago. He began to weep. I did not understand why. Later we would all know of the broken vows of sacerdotal sons who were never taught the necessity of devotion to their Blessed Mother as an indispensable means to be faithful.

Mother Most Pure, pray for our Church and the Nation!

On Wednesdays we pray the Glorious Mysteries.

PRAY YOUR DAILY ROSARY WITH US!

Be sure to join us this evening at 7:00 pm CT for the Family Rosary Across America® on your local Relevant Radio station and the Relevant Radio App.

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