Honoring Mary with the Holy Father
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Honoring Mary with the Holy Father



In this series,houghts and Prayers of the Pope for Young Catholics, difficult vocabulary and sentence structure used by popes have been adjusted to be easily read by young people, but are still faithful to the original texts. These four-color, designer, soft cover prayer books are perfect for sacramental gifts and can be used for private prayer or in school, religious education, or family settings



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Honoring Mary with the Holy
Compiled and edited by Jaymie
Stuart Wolfe
With an Introduction by Marianne
Lorraine Trouvé, FSPNihil Obstat: Reverend Robert W. Oliver, S.T.D.,
Imprimatur: Seán P. Cardinal O’Malley, O.F.M., Cap.
Archbishop of Boston
May 18, 2011
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Honoring Mary with the Holy Father / compiled and
edited by Jaymie Stuart Wolfe; with
an introduction by Marianne Lorraine Trouvé.
p. cm. -- (Thoughts and prayers of the popes for
young Catholics)
ISBN 0-8198-3409-2 (pbk.)
1. Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint--Prayers and
devotions. 2. Catholic children--Prayers and
devotions. I. Wolfe, Jaymie Stuart. II. Title. III. Series.
BX2160.23.H66 2011 242’.74--dc23
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14 13 12 11Thoughts and Prayers of the Popes for
Young Catholics
Praying with the Holy Father
Honoring Mary with the Holy Father
Adoring Jesus with the Holy FatherTable of Contents
Mary of Nazareth
Role Model
Blessed Mother
Help of Christians
Prayers of the Rosary
The Rosary
Pray for Us
Queen of Heaven
Our Lady
The Loreto Litany
Meet the Popes You’ve Prayed WithIntroduction
Two thousand years ago, God sent an angel
named Gabriel to a young, Jewish woman named
Mary. Gabriel said to her, “God has a special plan for
you! He wants you to be the mother of Jesus, his
Son. Will you accept?” Because Mary always wanted
to do whatever God asked, she immediately
answered, “Yes! I will! Let it happen to me as you
have said!” From that day on, the history of the world
After the angel came, the first thing Mary did was
to go visit her cousin Elizabeth. Elizabeth too was
expecting a baby, who would be John the Baptist.
When the two of them met, Mary praised God. The
Gospel of Luke records her song of praise. In it, Mary
said, “All generations will call me blessed, for God
has done great things for me!”
So here we are over two thousand years later, still
honoring Mary, just as she said in her Magnificat of
praise. But when we honor Mary, we are really
honoring God. From all the women who ever lived in
every place and time, Mary was God’s choice. Like
Mary, we praise and thank God. We call her blessed
because through her, God gave the world the
greatest gift of all: Jesus Christ. Mary doesn’t seek
honor for herself. She wants to bring us to Jesus.
When Jesus grew up, he left home and began to