Our Lady is our intercessor. And, we can ask her to intercede for us using the rosary.
The rosary is a beautiful prayer, in which we honour Our Lady in the Hail Marys and we meditate on the life of Christ in the mysteries. It is also a powerful prayer, which has brought about many great and small blessings over the centuries. In this meditation we consider how:
St Dominic used the rosary to win over the heretics
Our holy mother, Mary, comforted our Lord at the foot of the cross.
In the Litany of Loreto we call Our Lady “Comforter of the afflicted”. With unspeakable love she comforted Jesus on the Cross at Calvary and she accompanies us in our afflictions. In this meditation we consider how:
Because of her freedom from sin Mary was able to love like no other
As prophesied by Simeon, Mary was destined to suffer much because she loved much
Mary suffered in her heart when Jesus was lost in the temple, at the wedding feast of Cana and especially at Calvary
Mary suffered intensely at Calvary, to the point where St Bernard calls her truly a martyr