As a fitting crown for the closing of the Marian Year, Pope Pius XII, on October 11, , issued a beautiful new Encyclical, the Ad Caeli Reginam in which he. AD CÆLI REGINAM. Encyclical Letter of His Holiness, Pope Pius XII on the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary. TO OUR VENERABLE BRETHREN. Ad Caeli, Reginam!s the encyclical letter of Pope Pius XII in which he. instituteC a new universal feast of the Queenship of Mary, for May The encyclical is.

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Furthermore, the Latin Church sings that ancient and very sweet prayer which is known as the “Hail Holy Queen” and the lovely antiphons “Hail Heavenly Queen,” “O Queen of Heaven, Rejoice,” and likewise those which we are accustomed to recite on feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary: The Church, flourishing in the West, experienced severe persecution and mass deportations of Catholic clergy in the East.

Iconography, to represent the royal dignity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, has always been enriched with works of the highest artistic value and the greatest beauty, and has gone so far as to represent colorfully the Divine Redeemer crowning His mother with a splendid diadem. Lady eeginam handmaids, Queen among sisters. So it is that St.

On the Queenship of Mary: Ad Caeli Reginam

The maternal exhortations and orders of the Virgin Mary work to protect and increase this peace. To ask other readers questions about On the Queenship of Maryplease sign up. Therefore, let all approach with greater confidence now than before, to the throne of mercy and grace of our Queen and Mother, to beg help in difficulty, light in darkness, and solace in trouble and sorrow. Gregory Nazianzen “the Mother of the King of the entire universe,” and the “Virgin Mother who brought forth the King of the entire world”.

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Ad Caeli Reginam –

The Latin word is Unigena. And never has that hope wavered which they placed in the Mother of the Divine King, Jesus Christ; nor has that faith ever failed by which we are taught that Mary, the Virgin Mother of God, reigns with a mother’s solicitude over the entire world, just as she is crowned in heavenly blessedness with the glory of a Queen.

Lists with This Book. John Damascene goes so far as to say: Finally, from this association with Christ comes the unfailing efficacy of her maternal intercession with the Son and with the Father. In some parts of the world there are those who, because of the Christian name, suffer persecution and are deprived of Divine and human rights to liberty.

From the earliest ages of the catholic church a Christian people, whether in time of triumph or more especially in time of crisis, has addressed prayers of petition and hymns of praise and veneration to the Queen of Heaven. Ephrem, burning with poetic inspiration, represents her as speaking in this way: Now, in the accomplishing of this work of redemption, the Blessed Virgin Mary was most closely associated with Christ; and so it is fitting to sing in the sacred liturgy: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

II in dormitione Beatae Mariae Virginis: The encyclical points to some countries of the world, where people are unjustly persecuted for their Christian faith and who are deprived of their divine and human rights to freedom. Caelii him honor and guard the peace that is neither unpunished wickedness nor unrestrained license, but is concord well-ordered under the command and decree of the Divine Will.

Ad Caeli Reginam (October 11, ) | PIUS XII

Since, after long and careful consideration, We have come to the conclusion that great benefits will accrue to the Regijam if that solidly established truth were to shine forth even more clearly to all, like a bright light placed on its pedestal, We, by Our Apostolic Power, decree and institute the Feast of Mary as Queen to be celebrated throughout the entire world every year on May Occasionally We behold justice giving way; and, on the one hand and the other, the victory of the powers of corruption.


From this association with Christ comes the royal function by which she can dispense the treasures of the Divine Redeemer’s Kingdom. Mary was chosen as Mother of Christ in order that she might become a partner in regginam redemption of the human race: Yet Mary also, although in a restricted way and only by analogy, shares in the royal dignity as the Mother of Christ Who is God, as His Associate in the labors of the Divine Redemption, and in His struggle against His enemies and in the victory He won over them all.

Dominica post Natalem, in Canone, ad Matutinum. This page was last edited on 8 Mayat What more noble than this grace, which you alone have received from God”? You will receive a refund if overcharged.

Since we are convinced, after long and serious reflection, that great good will accrue to the Church if this solidly established truth shines forth more clearly to all, like a luminous lamp raised aloft, by Our Apostolic authority We decree and establish the feast of Mary’s Queenship, which is to be celebrated every year in the whole world on the 31st of May.

Ildephonsus of Toledo gathers together almost all of her titles of honor in this salutation: Gregory Nazianzen calls Mary “the Mother of the King of the universe,” and the “Virgin Mother who brought forth the King of the whole world,”[12] while Prudentius asserts that reginaj Mother marvels a she has brought forth God as man, and even as Supreme King.

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