Gradual of Most Holy Name of Mary

Psalm 44:12

Thou art blessed and venerable, O Virgin Mary, who with purity unstained was found to be the Mother of our Saviour. ℣. Virgin Mother of God, He whom the whole world was unable to contain enclosed Himself in thy womb, being made man.


Ver. 12. Lord. Heb. adonaiic, “thy master,” and worship him, (H.) like a dutiful wife. 1 Pet. iii. 6. and 3 K. i. 16. — God is not found in the Sept. The title belongs to Jesus Christ, the spouse, who has been twice called God before. C.

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