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Overview Perhaps the most popular saint, Mary has come to be known by many names, reflecting her many different qualities. 100 Names of Mary will help people examine these different qualities and approach the Blessed Mother in new ways. Each of the hundred names selected provides the story about the title of Mary, a traditional prayer and a new prayer that reflects the particular charisms of the title. Readers will also find an inspiring new litany of Mary, a bibliography and an index.
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Studio: Saint Anthony Messenger Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.54" Weight: 0.68 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2002
Publisher Saint Anthony Messenger Press
ISBN 0867164417 ISBN13 9780867164411
Availability 0 units.
More About Anthony Chiffolo
Anthony F. Chiffolo is Editorial Director, Print at ABC-CLIO. He is coauthor of "Cooking with the Movies: Meals on Reels"; "Cooking with the Bible: Biblical Food, Feasts, and Lore"; and "We Thank You, God, for These: Blessings and Prayers for Family Pets."
Rayner W. Hesse, Jr. is an Episcopal priest serving a parish in New Rochelle, NY, and the author of "Cooking with the Movies: Meals on Reels" and "Jewelrymaking through History: An Encyclopedia."
Anthony F. Chiffolo was born in 1959.
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Reviews - What do customers think about 100 Names of Mary: Stories and Prayers?
Such a help to my devotional life Apr 29, 2008
For the price of this book, you get some fantastic information, not too deep, but meaty enough to be interesting in a "knowledge" way or a devotional way. The prayers are especially thought-provoking. A traditional and a modern prayer are included for each title, and they are rich enough to return to again and again. A real boon for those with a devotion to Our Blessed Mother.
From the Author Feb 19, 2002
Perhaps the most popular saint of all, Mary, the Mother of Jesus, has come to be known by innumerable titles of devotion-some lists include more than six thousand titles-reflecting her many qualities. Some people call her the Blessed Mother. Others, the Blessed Virgin Mary-BVM for short-or the Virgin, Our Lady, or, simply, Mary. From Ark of the New Covenant to Virgin of Tenderness, from Our Lady of All Nations to Queen of Peace, this proliferation of titles reflects the different ways people relate to Mary. Calling upon Scripture, the writings of the early Church, the pronouncements of the saints, papal statements, and recent biblical and theological scholarship, 100 Names of Mary provides historical and theological explanations of the origins of one hundred of Mary's most popular and intriguing names from around the world and across the Christian millennia. Each of the names also includes both traditional and newly written prayers of intercession to Mary that reflect the particular charisms of her titles. Together with an inspiring new Litany of Mary, the stories and prayers in this book provide a portrait of Mary as mother, companion, disciple, apostle, and advocate who continues to guide the people of God on the path to holiness.