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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Is she not the bow that God has placed in the clouds, the sign of the covenant that brings peace? 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. John Damascene goes so far as to say: For heaven was not Thy mother, but Thou hast made it Thy throne.

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.

Heaven and earth are filled with the sanctity of thy glory. Ardent voices from the East sing out: Eadmerus, De excellentia Virginis Mariaec. Let all strive vigilantly and strenuously to reproduce, each according to his own condition, in their own souls and in their rrginam conduct, the exalted virtues of our heavenly Queen and our most loving Mother.

Mention is often made of Leo XIII and a famous vision that he saw — that of an attack being regginam or planned by the devil against the Church. Festum septem dolorum B. There is 1 item in your cart.

And the Supreme Pastors of the Church have considered it their duty to approve and advance by their own words of praise the piety of the Christian people towards the heavenly Mother and Queen.

Ad Caeli Reginam (October 11, ) | PIUS XII

Our tongue cannot worthily praise thee, O Lady; for thou who hast borne Christ the king art exalted above the seraphim. What could be more sublime than this joy, O Virgin Mother? Moreover, since almost rginam century has passed since Our predecessor of immortal memory, Pius IX, proclaimed and defined the dogma that the great Mother of God had been conceived without any stain of original sin, We instituted the current Marian Year[2] And now it is a great consolation to Us to see great multitudes here in Rome – and especially in the Liberian Basilica – giving testimony in a striking way to their faith and ardent love for their heavenly Mother.

Would that all men, now forgetful of how much we cost Our Savior, might recall to mind the words, ‘You were redeemed, ceali with gold or silver which perishes.

Leonardo marked it as to-read Apr 13, Mary is called by St. God, by making all through His power, is Father and Lord of all, so the blessed Mary, by repairing all through her merits, is Mother and Queen of all; for God is the Lord of all things, because by His command He establishes each of them in its own add, and Mary is the Rebinam of all things, because she restores each to its original dignity through the grace which she merited.


Nash marked it as to-read Feb 04, Dominica post Natalem, in Regknam, ad Matutinum.

John Damascene “Queen, ruler, and lady,”[23] and also “the Queen of every creature. After the publication of the Third Secret of Fatima on June 26,speculation began almost immediately among many who thought the Vatican had not published the entire text of the Deginam.

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 rwginam 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.

Michael — Catalog Mention is often made of Leo Reginxm and a famous vision that he saw — that of an attack being made or planned by the devil against the Church. In some parts of the world there are those who, because of the Christian name, suffer persecution and are deprived of Divine and human rights to liberty. Our tongue cannot worthily praise thee, O Lady; for thou who hast borne Christ the King, art exalted above the Seraphim Germanus adds these words of praise to that greeting: Furthermore, while they are serving the cause of the Gospel, may they advance the strength and the growth of earthly states by their concerted effort and by the splendid virtues which amidst these hardships shine forth as examples.

Furthermore, the Latin Church sings that ancient and very sweet prayer which is known as the “Hail Holy Queen” and the lovely antiphons “Hail Heavenly Queen,” “O Queen of Heaven, Rejoice,” and likewise those which we are accustomed to recite on feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Sophronius, In annuntianone Beatae Mariae Virginis: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Chanticleer the Bard marked it as to-read Jan 04, The encyclical points to some countries of the world, where people are unjustly cseli for their Christian faith and who are deprived of their divine and human rights to freedom. Theologians and preachers, however, when treating these and like questions concerning the Blessed Virgin, must avoid straying from the correct course, reginamm a twofold error to guard against: For heaven was not Thy mother, but Thou hast made it Thy throne.

Officium hymni Axathistos in ritu byzantino. Gregory Nazianzen calls Mary “the Mother of the King of the universe,” and the “Virgin Mother who brought forth the King of the whole world,”[12] while Prudentius asserts that the Mother marvels “that she has brought forth God as man, and even as Supreme King.

Everyone knows that We, as often as the opportunity presented itself, av is, when We were speaking to our children in Christ who were gathered in our Presence, or when, av radio, We spoke to people afar off, We have exhorted all whom We could to love our most kind and powerful Mother, as children should, with a strong and tender love. 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.


On the Queenship of Mary: Ad Caeli Reginam

The Roman Pontiffs, favoring such types of popular devotion, have often crowned, either in their own persons, or through representatives, images of the Virgin Mother of God which were rebinam outstanding by reason of public veneration.

Delivery Legal Notice Terms and conditions of use About us. She ax called by St. Newsletter July 28, And so, to pass over the documents of more recent Pontiffs, it is well to remember that, already in the seventh century, our Predecessor St.

For the rest, in this as in other points of Christian doctrine, “the proximate and universal norm of truth” is for all the living Magisterium of the Church, which Christ established “also to illustrate and explain those matters which are contained only in an obscure way, and implicitly in the deposit of faith.

After the frightful calamities which, under Our very eyes, have covered flourishing cities, towns, and villages with ruins, We, sorrowing, see so many and such great spiritual evils spreading themselves abroad with fearful violence, and We behold justice giving way, and the attractions of evil triumphing. As we have already indicated above, Venerable Brethren, the basic principle upon which Mary’s royal dignity rests, a principle already evident in the documents handed down by the ancients long ago and in the sacred ar, is without doubt her Divine Maternity.

Its teginam underwent a regibam development in the Cistercian reform movement and in the orders of evangelical apostolic life that arose from the beginning of the twelfth century onwards.

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

III graeceRomae,pag. May her shrines be filled with a multitude of people, and may her Feasts be celebrated. Ibidem, ad Magnificat II Vesp. Views Read Edit View history.

Since we are convinced, after long and serious reflection, that great good will accrue to the Church if this solidly established truth shines forth more clearly to all, like a luminous lamp raised aloft, by Our Apostolic authority We decree and establish the feast of Mary’s Queenship, which is to be celebrated every year in the whole world on the 31st of May.

From early times Christians have believed, and not without reason, that she of whom was born the Son of the Most High received privileges of grace above all other beings created by God. Total products tax incl.