Our Lady of the Rosary

“Our Lady of the Rosary” (2 panels)
In commemoration of the Battle of Lepanto on October 7, 1571
Photos from the Mary Garden at the Passionist Monastery in Jamaica, NY
©️2021 Gloria M. Chang

From the Liturgy of the Hours for Our Lady of the Rosary:

This commemorative feast was established by Saint Pius V on the anniversary of the naval victory won by the Christian fleet at Lepanto.

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A Divine and Human Genealogy

Mary Garden at the Passionist Monastery in Jamaica, New York

Friday of the Third Week of Advent

The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.

Matthew 1:1

The Word became flesh in a gnarled and twisted family tree, commencing its healing and deification.… Read the rest

Christ the Mystic Vine

Mary Garden, Jamaica, New York

John 15:1-8

“I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.”

On this feast of Our Lady of Fatima, a beautiful hymn to Our Lady written by a Passionist, Fr.… Read the rest

Totus Tuus, Maria!

“The Virgin has given birth to the Savior (4 panels)”
From the Liturgy of the Hours, January 1, Morning Prayer, Antiphon 1
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

Totus Tuus (“totally yours” or “all yours”) was the personal and episcopal motto of St.… Read the rest

The Garden of Our Heart

Mary Garden at the Passionist Monastery in Jamaica, New York

Jesus said to his disciples: “Hear the parable of the sower. The seed sown on the path is the one who hears the word of the Kingdom without understanding it, and the Evil One comes and steals away what was sown in his heart.

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