Mary Mother of God Prayers
What is the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God?
The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God honors Mary as mother of Jesus Christ. Mary is also recalled as "Queen of Peace" on this day, which has also been designated as World Day of Peace. This feast is celebrated on January 1.
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We fly to thy patronage, O holy Mother of God; despise not our petitions in our necessities, but deliver us always from all dangers, O glorious and blessed Virgin.
Third Century; Oldest Known Prayer to Mary
Alternate Catholic Collect for the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God
Let us pray [in the name of Jesus, born of a virgin and Son of God] Father source of light in every age, the Virgin conceived and bore your Son who is called Wonderful God, Prince of Peace. May her prayer, the gift of a mother's love, be your people's joy through all ages. May her response, born of a humble heart draw your Spirit to rest on your people. Grant this through Christ our Lord.
New Saint Joseph Sunday Missal
Catholic Collect for the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God
Let us pray [that Mary the mother of the Lord, will help us by her prayers] God our Father may we always profit by the prayers of the Virgin Mother Mary, for you bring us life and salvation through Jesus Christ her Son who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, One God, forever and ever.
New Saint Joseph Sunday Missal
Loving Mother of the Redeemer
Loving Mother of the Redeemer, Gate of heaven, star of the sea, Assist your people who have fallen yet strive to rise again, To the wonderment of nature you bore your Creator, yet remained a virgin after as before, You who received Gabriel's joyful greeting, have pity on us, poor sinners.
Ancient Liturgy of the Hours Prayer
Mary Mother of God Morning Prayer
God our Father, may we always profit by the prayers of the Virgin Mother Mary, for you bring us life and salvation through Jesus Christ her Son who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever.
The Liturgy of the Hours
Eastern Prayer to the Mother of God
O most glorious Ever-Virgin Mary, Mother of Christ our God, accept our prayers and present them to thy son and our God, that He may, for thy sake, enlighten and save our souls.
Eastern Prayer to the Theotokos
Rejoice Mary, Mother of God, Virgin, full of grace, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women and blessed is the Fruit of thy womb, for thou hast borne the Savior of our souls. Meet it is in truth, to glorify thee, O Birth-giver of God, ever blessed, and all undefiled, the Mother of our God. More honorable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more glorious than the Seraphim, thou who without stain didst bear God the Word, true Birth-giver of God, we magnify thee.
Hail, Most Venerable Queen of Peace
Hail, most venerable Queen of Peace, most holy Mother of God, through the Sacred Heart of Jesus, thy Son, the Prince of Peace, procure for us the cessation of His anger, that so He may reign over us in peace. Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who sought thy intercession was left forsaken. Inspired with this confidence, I come unto thee. Despise not my petitions, O Mother of the Word, but graciously hear and grant my prayer. O merciful, O kind, O sweet Virgin Mary. Amen.
Eastern Prayer Before an Icon of the Theotokos
Forasmuch as thou art a well-spring of tenderness, O Theotokos, make us worthy of compassion; Look upon a sinful people; Manifest thy power as ever, for hoping on thee we cry aloud unto thee: Hail I as once did Gabriel, Chief Captain of the Bodiless Powers.
Eastern Prayer of Petition to the Theotokos
O may I obtain this, most-holy Lady and Birth-giver of God, through thine intercessions and mediations, by the grace and exceeding great love of thine Only-Begotten son, my Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ, to Whom is due, with the eternal Father and the All-Holy, Good and Life-Giving Spirit, all honor and glory and worship, now and ever, and unto ages of ages.
Compiled by David Bennett