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TCC Playlist: O Mary Don’t You Weep & Pope Francis’ Homily for Mary the Mother of God

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Mary

Today is the Feast of Mary the Mother of God. Bruce Springsteen‘s Catholic childhood influenced his songwriting. For today’s feast we recommend “O Mary Don’t You Weep“. Read Pope Francis’ homily: Homily For the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God 

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Earliest Known Prayer to Mary the Theotokos

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Mary

Today is the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, a holy day of obligation. The earliest known prayer to the Theotokos (Greek, for “Bearer of God”) was found on a fragment of papyrus dating back to approximately 250 AD. Christians have been praying to Mary since the earliest days of the faith. Read more here: Earliest Known Prayer to the Theotokos.

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