Day 24: Mirror of Justice, Pray for Us!

The first of thirteen symbolic titles of Our Lady in the Litany, this calls to mind the magnifying power of a stainless mirror. Christ is the Light, and Mary reflects the light, like a mirror; Christ is the Sun, Mary is the moon; you cannot look at the sun directly, but you can gaze upon the moon. Not far from Mexico City in the ancient city of Tlaxcala, you will find the image of Our Lady of Ocatlan. Behind the main altar of this classical colonial church, is a chamber in the form of an octagon, twenty feet across and twenty feet high, all eight walls covered in mirror. In the center of this chamber, rests a quartz table with a lantern on top. Turn off the lights, light the candle, and the stainless mirrors reflect the light in a brilliant way. But to reflect the light, the mirrors must face the light and be stainless.

Mirror of Justice, pray for the Church and the Nation.

On Thursdays we pray the Luminous Mysteries.


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Rev. Francis J. Hoffman, "Fr. Rocky" is the Executive Director/CEO of Relevant Radio and a priest of Opus Dei.