Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth’

Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land: Ein Karem

In Ein Karem, a mountain village on the west of Jerusalem, there is a church dedicated to the visitation to Elizabeth by the Blessed Virgin Mary. What is so significant about their exchange that part of the conversation has become so widely known?
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 15


Spiritual Talk – Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year C)

On the Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year C), Fr. Anthony Ho explains for us the story of Mary's Visitation to Elizabeth. Mary is our mother, and devotion to her can help us to receive great graces from God and allow us to escape from the clutches of sin and evil. Fr. Ho describes several stories of Mary's protection of the faithful, as well as the benefits of praying the Rosary.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 19


The Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth

這段福音發生在天使向瑪利亞報喜訊,瑪利亞答允跟隨天主旨意之後;雖然她知道依撒伯爾素不生育,而且上了年紀,但充滿信德的她深信天使的話,立刻前往探望已懷孕的依撒伯爾。 二人見面時,聖神的臨在是如此明顯:還在母親腹中的洗者若翰感覺到救主和聖母的接近,即歡喜踴躍;依撒伯爾也謙恭地問候瑪利亞,稱她為「我主的母親」,即使瑪利亞本來是比她年輕的親人。 聖神被形容如風:風隨意向那裏吹,你聽到風的響聲,卻不知道風從那裏來,往那裏去(若3:8)。我們有否開放自己,如依撒伯爾一樣,隨時接受聖神的感動呢?對於天主的旨意,我們又有否立刻以實際行動回應? 這篇默想由生命恩泉文摘編輯小組撰寫,內容以下列文章為根據: Commentaries on the daily readings by Sacred Space, 彌撒福音釋義 – 將臨期第三週星期六 This bible passage happened after the angel Gabriel announced the birth of Jesus and Elizabeth’s pregnancy to Mary. Though she knew Elizabeth was barren and in her old age, she has faith to believe in what the angel said, and […]
Publish date: 2013 - 12 - 21


Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

【聖母訪親(慶日)﹣ 路加福音1:39-56】 聖母瑪利亞在獲報喜訊後幾日便動身去探訪依撒伯爾。她要走的路程一點也不短。她去探訪她的表姊,大概是想跟她分享發生在她身上,旁人不可能明白的事。 聖母和依撒伯爾兩人同因天主的大能而受孕。她們一個年輕,不清楚未來會是怎樣;另一位年邁時蒙天主應允,賜給她一位兒子。她們兩人都因聖神充滿著喜悅。在卑微的人身上,天主越發顯出祂的大能。 【Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary ﹣ Luke 1:39-56】 A few days of the Annunication, Mary set out and travelled in haste to visit Elizabeth. She had to go a long way. She went to visit her cousin probably because she wanted to share what had happened to […]
Publish date: 2013 - 5 - 31