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L. I. C. & M. i. A CH^^X hi (Cambro Breton Mission), Lianrwst, North Wales. Vol. I. 2nd OCTOBEK 1910. No. 9. 4* 4* 4? 4? 4? 4* 4* 4» 41 4* 4* 4* 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4«* 4«» 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? 4? OUR LAJDY'S ROSi CATHOLICS do not adore the Blessed Virgin Mary. The worship of divine adoration belongs to God alone : " One God alone shalt thou adore, and Him alone shalt thou love with thy whole heart." Mary is not God, and God alone is the object of our adoration. We adore the most Holy Trinity, one God in three Persons; and we love and worship our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God and the Eedeemer of mankind. At the same time, we do honour and love the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Christ and our own most gentle Queen and Mother. In fact, for the last eighteen hundred years, the Church of God and all her true children have never ceased to venerate and invoke Her ; and, every day, according to Her own prophecy, they call Her blessed and truly blessed among women: " Henceforth, all generations shall call Me blessed " (Luke, i, 48). And it is only right that they should do so. Have we not good reason to honour and ven¬ erate Her whom God has made the masterpiece of His creation and elevated to the supereminent dignity of Mother of the Saviour of men ? In this, besides, we are only imitating the Messenger of Heaven : " Hail, full of grace; the Lord is with Thee ; blessed art Thou among women" (Luke, i, 28);—we imitate the holy spouse of Zachary, the mother of St. John the Baptist: " Blessed art Thou among women, and blessed is the Fruit of Thy womb " (Luke, i, 52). If we honour and invoke Mary, it is, therefore, only because such certainly is the will of God, since He has rendered Her worthy of all honour and invested Her with such wonderful power,—consequences of Her spotless purity and Her unspeakable dignity. Moreover, in doing so, we honour and glorify God Himself in the person of Mary : we honour and glorify God the Father, before Whom Mary has found favour,—God the Son, Whom this holy Virgin has given to the world,—and God the Holy Ghost, Whose power has wrought in Her such great miracles. Well, now, the Eosary, according to Pope Leo xm., " is the most efficacious prayer for the increase, in the hearts of the Faithful, of devotion towards the Mother of God." Effectively, the prayers of which it is made up were the favourite prayers of the Church in all ages ; then, the mysteries commemorated in it make a review of what our Divine Eedeemer did and suffered for us; while in them we find incitement to practise the virtues most necessary for procuring eternal happiness. We trust, then, that our good people will remember that the entire month, and especially this first Sunday, of October is devoted to honour the mysteries of the holy Eosary, and that they will act accordingly..." Those in charge of others ought to establish the recitation of the Eosary in common every night before retiring to rest. No matter how humble the home may be, or how scant its comforts, the incense of family prayer will make it dear to God and attract the protection of the Queen of Heaven. Every home thus blessed becomes a cradle of faith, a school of virtue and a citadel of the Church against the assaults of immorality and infidelity." G.M. Tkebaol, o.m.i,