Always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you the reason for the hope that is in you, but do so with gentleness and reverence.”
cf. 1 Peter 3:15-16
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QUESTION OR COMMON OBJECTION:
There is no Queen of Heaven. Certainly not Mary.
Remember St. John’s vision of the woman in heaven …
… and on her head a crown of twelve stars.”
King Solomon in the Old Testament honored the Queen Mother, Bathsheba. Jesus, the King, reveals his mother Mary as Queen Mother in the book of Revelation.
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Jamal Aliyev | Schubert – Ave Maria
Young Classical Artists Trust
Inspired by Yo-Yo Ma, YCAT and Concert Artists Guild artist, cellist Jamal Aliyev performs his music of comfort. May his heartfelt interpretation of Schubert’s Ave Maria comfort you in these days of uncertainty.
Piano: Maksim Stsura
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Let us pray.
Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel
St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle.
Be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the Devil.
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly hosts, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan, and all the evil spirits, who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls.
It is Jesus that you seek when you dream of happiness; He is waiting for you when nothing else you find satisfies you.”
Saint John Paul II, pope
Jesus, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life (cf. John 6:68).
Be not afraid! And may the peace of Christ be with you and your loved ones today and always. Holy Family, pray for us. Amen.