The image is temporarily encased in a glass box while awaiting completion of her final shrine at the new Parish Church. Many people around the world will say, "she is the Mother of God and our Mother, my Mother." People from all walks of life honor Mary in their own ways. Devotion for her in this small country stands out along many dimensions.
The Second Blindness Having been given the privilege to suffer, I became fully aware of death, as I found it difficult to breathe because the pain seemed to penetrate the marrow of my bones.
The grace of God and my commitment to Mama Mary for the conversion of priests and nuns gave the courage to endure the pain I had to suffer.
Yet there was always the fear that I could get deprived of the strength to endure.
September 30, 1948 Today, Mama Mary made us all very happy. February 6, 2012; the people of Negros Oriental awoke to a usual morning. Instead, it became a terrifying memory of fear, filled with the stench of death and a dreadful encounter with mortality. Mountains collapsed creating an avalanche of rocks and sand.
(You will cling to Him because you know there is no one to hold on to and it is best to just surrender to Him.) I heard about Our Lady, the Mediatrix of All Grace, in 1995.
The family of my friend from Bacolod was very close to the Carmelite nuns and to the Lipa visionary, Sr. My friend regaled me with stories about prayer requests she and her family made, and were eventually granted through the intercession of our Mama Mary, Mediatrix of All Grace.She urged me to read the book The Archbishop of Lipa has declared as authentic the Blessed Virgin Mary’s apparitions to a Carmelite postulant named Teresita Castillo in Lipa, Batangas that occurred in 1948. Arguelles decreed on September12 that the Lipa apparitions are “supernatural in character and worthy of belief” giving the Philippines a historic first Church-approved apparition of the Virgin Mary.September 12 is the 67th anniversary of Mary’s first apparition to Castillo.D E C R E E Whereas, the title Mediatrix of All Grace has been ascribed to the Most Holy Mother of God already in ages past even during the period of the earliest Church Fathers; Whereas, the faithful of Belgium under the shepherd care of then Cardinal Mercier fostered the devotion to the Mediatrix of All Grace and endorsed the dogmatic definition of Mary as Mediatrix of All Grace; Whereas, the Catholic Bishops of China consecrated in 1942 the Church in China to Mary Mediatrix of All Grace assuring the fidelity of Catholics to the Church even in the most trying moments thus rendering the church in China strong and faithful; It is fitting that before we enter into the mystery that is Mary that we delve and bring to the fore the unicity of salvation economy in the persons of Mary and her Son, our Lord Jesus.From all eternity, the mind of God determined from that decision in Eden that a Woman would come and through her a Son who would crush the ancient serpent.Several things had to happen in the Mind of God to translate this eternal economy into reality in time she had to have parents through whom she would be conceived and born so that in time she would conceive and give birth to her Son.