Prayer is often a plea for help. Yet, when we are grieving, it is sometimes difficult to ask our generous and merciful God for what we need. Calling on Mary to pray with us in our sadness can be very reassuring. We can ask her to join us in our prayer, to intercede for us.
Mary understands our grief. While holding us in her loving embrace, she takes our pleas before her Son. She is our role model, protector, teacher, advocate and mother.In Grieving with Mary
, author Mary K. Doyle finds comfort and healing in traditional Catholic devotion to the Blessed Virgin. By detailing the many ways Catholics approach Mary, she encourages readers to use one or more of the following to nurture their own personal relationship with the Mother of God:
Grieving with Mary
- Rosary beads
- Devotional art
- Feasts and processions
includes an Appendix that offers Feast dates, Marian hymns and prayers, a glossary of terms, and a reference list of Marian religious and lay organizations. Also included are photographs from beautiful Marian shrines around the world.