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Crowned with Glory

"The Creator of all things rests in the tabernacle of the virginal womb, because here he has prepared his bridal chamber in order to become our brother; here he sets up a royal throne to become our prince; here he puts on priestly vestments to become our high priest. Because of this marital union, she is the Mother of God; because of the royal throne, she is the Queen of heaven; because of the priestly vestments, she is the advocate of the human race".

 

– St Bonaventure.

 

My sermon for today's memorial of the Queenship of Mary can be read here.

 

Mosaic detail from the Lady chapel of Westminster Cathedral.

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Taken on December 27, 2008