As a fitting crown for the closing of the Marian Year, Pope Pius XII, on October 11, , issued a beautiful new Encyclical, the Ad Caeli Reginam in which he. AD CÆLI REGINAM. Encyclical Letter of His Holiness, Pope Pius XII on the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary. TO OUR VENERABLE BRETHREN. Ad Caeli, Reginam!s the encyclical letter of Pope Pius XII in which he. instituteC a new universal feast of the Queenship of Mary, for May The encyclical is.

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II in dormitione Beatae Mariae Virginis: The Supreme Shepherds casli the Church have considered it their duty to promote by eulogy and exhortation the devotion of the Christian people to the heavenly Mother and Queen. According to Catholic teaching Mary should be called Queen, not only because of her divine motherhood of Jesus Christ, but also because God has willed her to have an exceptional role in the work of salvation.

Ad Caeli Reginam encyclical of Pope Pius XII on the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Ephrem, burning with poetic inspiration, represents her as speaking in this way: This will afford a climax, as it were, to the manifold demonstrations of Our devotion to Mary, which the Christian people have supported with such enthusiasm. And hence it will follow that those who are counted as Christians, honoring and imitating their Queen and Mother, will finally realize that they are truly brothers, and spurning jealousies and immoderate desires, may promote true social charity, respect the rights of the weak, and love peace.

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Mary is called by St. Since We hope very much that the Queen and Mother of the Christian people may accept these Our prayers and bring happiness through her peace to the caelk that is troubled by hatred, and may show us all, after this exile, Jesus Who will be our enduring peace and joy, We cordially grant to you, Venerable Brethren, and to your Flocks the Apostolic Benediction as a pledge of Almighty God’s help and calei a token of Our fatherly love.

Germanus of Constantinople says: John Damascene could write: Sophronius, In annuntianone Beatae Mariae Virginis: Back to Top Visit also: Ioannes Damascenus, De fide orthodoxa1. Following upon the frightful calamities which before Our very eyes have reduced flourishing cities, towns, and villages to ruins, We see to Our sorrow that many great moral evils are being spread abroad in what may be described as a violent flood.

After the war, Pius XII contributed to the rebuilding of Europe, and advocated peace and reconciliation, including lenient policies toward vanquished nations and the unification of Europe. And she cannot fail.

Virgo by Josef Moroder-Lusenberg. Moreover, Epiphanius, the Bishop of Constantinople, writing to the Sovereign Pontiff Hormisdas, says that we should pray that the unity of the Church may be preserved “by the grace of the Holy and the consubstantial Reginnam, and by the prayers of Mary, Our Lady, the holy and glorious Virgin and Mother of God. Finally, art which is based upon Christian principles, and is animated by their spirit as something which faithfully interprets the sincere and freely expressed filial reverence of the faithful, since the Council of Ephesus, portrays Mary as Queen and Empress seated upon a royal throne, adorned with the royal insignia, crowned with the royal diadem, and surrounded by the host of the Angels and the Saints in Heaven and ruling not only nature and its powers, but also over the machinations of Satan.

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Besides, the Blessed Virgin possessed, after Christ, not only the highest degree of excellence and perfection, but also a share in that influence by which He, her Son caell our Redeemer, is rightly said to reign over the minds and wills of men. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It encompasses the heaven about with the circle of its glory, the hands of the Most High have displayed it. Already in one of the homilies attributed to Origen, Mary is called by Elizabeth, not only “the Mother of my Lord,” but also “Thou my Lady.

To these should be added, in addition to other things, the Litany of Loreto which daily invites the Christian people to call upon Mary as Queen. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Gabriel the archangel, who foretold that the Son of Mary would reign forever,[8] and on revinam words of Elizabeth who greeted her with reverence and called her “the Mother of my Lord.

Alphonsus Ligouri, in collecting the testimony of rfginam ages, writes these words with evident devotion: Ildephonsus of Toledo gathers together almost all of her titles of honor in this salutation: From the earliest ages of the Catholic Church a Christian people, whether in time of triumph or more especially in time of crisis, has addressed prayers of petition and hymns of praise and veneration to the Queen of Heaven.

What more noble than this grace, which you alone have received from God”? Want to Read saving…. May Mary’s name be held in highest reverence, a name sweeter than honey and more precious than jewels; may none utter blasphemous words, the sign of a defiled soul, against that name graced with such dignity and revered for its motherly goodness; let no one be so bold as to speak a syllable which lacks the respect due to her name.

May the name of Mary, caelk is sweeter than nectar and more precious than any jewel, be given the highest honor. Let her churches be thronged by the faithful, her feast-days honored; may the beads of the Rosary be in the hands of all; may Christians gather, in small numbers and large, to sing her praises in churches, in homes, in hospitals, in prisons.


Delivery Legal Notice Terms and conditions of use About us. It is pleasing and helpful to remember that We ourselves, on the first day of November of the Holy Yearbefore a huge multitude of Cardinals, Bishops, priests, and of the faithful who had come there from every part of the world, defined the solemn dogma of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven 1 where, present in soul and body, she reigns together with her only-begotten Son, amid the regnam choirs of the Angels and cawli Saints.

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On the Queenship of Mary: Ad Caeli Reginam

From these considerations, the proof develops on these lines: And this royal dignity of the Blessed Virgin Mary is quite clearly indicated through direct assertion by those who call her “Lady,” “Ruler” and “Queen. And let no one dare say anything lacking in due reverence to her. It is well known that we have taken advantage of every opportunity – through personal audiences and radio broadcasts – to exhort Our children in Christ to a strong and tender love, as becomes children, for Our most gracious and exalted Mother.

She is called by St. Ephrem, burning with poetic inspiration, represents her as speaking in this way: From this association with Christ comes the royal function by which she can dispense the treasures of the Divine Redeemer’s Kingdom.

Jerome where he makes the following statement amidst various interpretations of Mary’s name: Requests of Our Lady. Festum Assumptionis Beatae Mariae Virginis. Earnestly desiring that the Queen and Mother of Christendom may hear these Our prayers, and by her peace make happy a world shaken by hate, and may, after this exile show unto us all Jesus, Who will be our eternal peace and joy, to you, Venerable Brothers, and to your flocks, as a promise of God’s divine help and a pledge of Our love, from Our heart We impart the Apostolic Benediction.

We read, moreover, in the Ethiopic Missal: No one should think himself a son of Mary, worthy of being received under her powerful protection, unless, like her, he is just, gentle and pure, and shows a sincere desire for true brotherhood, not harming or injuring but rather helping and cxeli others. Likewise, for many centuries past, Christians have been accustomed to meditate upon the ruling power of Mary which embraces Heaven and earth when they consider the fifth glorious mystery of the Rosary, which can be called the mystical crown of the heavenly Queen.

May her Rosary be found in the hands of all. He eliminated the Italian majority in the College of Cardinals in