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Somethings about Mary in March 2010

Many, many thanks to Alexi, Amaka, Angela, Benedicta, Berenice, Bernadette, Bernardo, Callum, Christina, Christina, Father Christopher, Elizabeth, Elizabeth, Elodie, Emlyn, Father Francis, Frederick, Justin, Katrin, Maria, Maria, Marien, Mary-Anne, Mary-Veronica, Nicole, Peter, Raquel, Steve, Sylvia, Teresa, Valeria, & Vicky for giving their 'something' about Mary.

This image is of Our Lady at the Annunciation - the Feast of the Annunciation is on 25th March.

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1st March - Frederick       

"Our Lady is like a great beacon on the open seas of my life.  She is indeed the Star of the Sea and in the darkest moments I know I can turn to her for help in any situation and she will come to my aid."

Frederick is 42 and from the US.  He has written the book, Flight of Faith: My Miracle on the Hudson, about his experience as a passenger in the Hudson River crash on 15th January 2009.  For more, visit his website.

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2nd March - Raquel       

"I know that she is a very good intercessor for us because I know that God cannot resist anything which comes from Our Lady.  So I pray the rosary every day because I know how much she loves it and also because I have a lot of things to pray for and it's always powerful, the rosary."

Raquel is 23 and from Spain - she gives her algo acerca de María in English & Spanish.

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3rd March - Benedicta       ♦

"I've always had Mary as my mother and I've been brought up to know her and to love her.  Throughout my life I've turned to Mary because she's  an advocate and she can always turn to her son and the son will never refuse her."

Benedicta is from Ghana.

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4th March - Father Francis       

"Devotion to the Eucharist and devotion to Our Lady are the two great pillars of the life of a priest."

Father Francis is from England; he teaches philosophy at Allen Hall Seminary and you can listen to him on Totus2us's Philosophy and Faith podcast.

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5th March - Elizabeth       

"Mary is very close to me because I can think of her, go to her, anytime I want and she is always very warm to me and helpful.  She never rejects me.  What I like the most is that she is always so good."

Elizabeth is from Poland and gives her coś o Maryi in English and Polish.

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6th March - Teresa       

"Mary means to me the mother of all things."

Teresa is from England.

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7th March - Bernardo       

"Our Lady of Guadalupe is the most important thing we have in our country and the essence of our nation is Our Lady. "

Bernardo is from Mexico and gives his algo acerca de María in English and Spanish.

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8th March - Nicole       

"Blessed Mother, you opened the door of my heart to let Jesus in, in Medjugorje.  I thank you and I love you."

Nicole is from Mauritius.

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9th March - Christina       

"Mary, the mother of God, the mother of Jesus, became my heavenly mother 9 years ago.  I went to Amsterdam, to the Lady of All Nations, and she let me know that I am her child, I am the child of Mary."

Christina is 31 and from Germany; she gives her Verrückt nach Mary in English and German.

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10th March - Emlyn       

"I love the Holy Family and I love the sacrifices that Mary made and the faith that she had and that inspires me a lot."

Emlyn is from England.

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11th March - Amaka       

"To me she is the Lady of Peace and the Lady of Comfort.  I go to her every day. I kneel before her and tell her everything I want, I tell her everything I want to do for the day, I present all my difficulties, and I leave there with peace and calmness in my heart."

Amaka is from Nigeria.

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12th March - Valeria       

"When we pray the rosary together in the family, I feel there is a great unity amongst ourselves and with Our Lady."

Valeria is from Italy, and she gives her qualcosa su Maria in English & Italian.

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13th March - Maria       

"I don't think there are words to describe what is Holy Mary for me.  She is my guide, my best friend, the one to whom I pray and I share with her in my moments of sadness, and not only sadness - I think I have always Holy Mother in my heart."

Maria is from Portugal.

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14th March - Sylvia       

"For me Our Lady is like a model of what is a mother and I really feel she is taking care of me so that I can take care of my child."

Sylvia is 27 and from Spain; she gives her algo acerca de María in English & Spanish.

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15th March - Steve       

"I'm very much attracted to the idea that Our Lady is responsible for my spiritual life and because I've struggled very much all my life with trying to live the faith, I take great comfort from this attractive idea that comes to me that Our Lady will carry me to Jesus."

Steve is from England.

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16th March - Mary-Veronica       

"I have known Our Lady since I was very little but I only came to really love her through Pope John Paul II."

Mary-Veronica is from the UK; you can pray the rosary with her here.

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17th March - Feast of St Patrick - Father Christopher       

"There is an old Irish saying: God is strong and He has a good mother."

Father Christopher, from Ireland, is a Mill Hill Missionary and has spent much time in Uganda.

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18th March - Maria       

"I would like to share my experience with Mary which is, from my heart, my mother, really my mother.  She has been taking care of my life, my whole life and my family."

Maria is from Argentina and gives her algo acerca de María in English & Spanish.

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19th March - Feast of Saint Joseph - Callum       

"Our Lady freely gave me the grace to love her very, very much.  Whenever I pray the rosary, which I love, or even think about her, I receive a beautiful inner peace, even in times of sadness or when discord is around."

Callum is from Scotland and, with his wife Mary-Ann, runs Craig Lodge, Dalmally, a house of prayer in the Highlands.

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20th March - Mary-Anne       

"Our Blessed Mother has taught me so much in my life: the importance of daily prayer, that we are made for holiness and that we need very few things materially in this life."

Mary-Anne is from Scotland where, with her husband Callum, she runs Craig Lodge (in Dalmally), a house of prayer in the Highlands.

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21st March - Berenice       

"Mary, the Guadalupe Virgin, is the one I keep always in my wallet and the one  I give every single morning thanks for giving me a new day of living."

Berenice is 24 and from Mexico; she gives her algo acerca de María in English & Spanish.

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22nd March - Christina       ♦

"For me, Our Lady is my Mum."

Christina is 29 and from Spain; she gives her algo acerca de María in English & Spanish.

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23rd March - Katrin       

"Mother Mary for me is the guiding hand in my life who has answered my prayers and led me to the happiness I'm in now."

Katrin is from Austria and gives her verrückt nach Maria in English & German.

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24th March - Marien       

"I try to pray the rosary at least every day and it’s a true help and a true feeling of being loved by Christ through his mother, Mary."

Marien is 24 and from France; she gives her quelque chose de Marie in English & French.

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25th March - Feast of the Annunciation - Justin       

"I always think of the Annunciation .. Mary's humility, her obedience and her devotion to Our Lord is something that as well as to try to make it an example, no matter how far I fall short, to try to follow myself,  is something that really touches the heart."

Justin is from the UK.

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26th March - Elizabeth, with her son Alexi       

"Mary really is a beautiful woman who is someone who understands where we are and comes to us where we are and she's real, she's very real."

Elizabeth and Alexi (who's 5) are from America.

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27th March - Bernadette       

"Our Lady helps me be pure and kind and loving; she's the world's most perfect example."

Bernadette is 21 and from England.

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28th March - Vicky       

"Mother Mary is very special to me."

Vicky is Greek Orthodox and from Australia.

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29th March - Peter       

"Mary is just an amazing way to come to Christ and to feel that love which she had for Christ and that she has for us as our mother."

Peter is 25 and from England.

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30th March - Elodie       

"The Virgin Mary is the charm of God and she's the expression of the maternal love of God."

Elodie is 27 and from France; she gives her quelque chose de Marie in English & French.

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31st March - Angela       

"Our Lady for me is the one person I'd pray to continually as the Mother of God. I think she obviously understands the trials of iife and had her sufferings with her Son Jesus."

Angela is 28 and from London.