Feast of the Holy Name of Mary - September 12
Prayer to Honor the Feast of the Holy Name of Mary
One Woman's Life
All the blessings of God are seen in one woman's life.
All the blessings in this woman's life
are seen in every woman's life.
She is Mary, Woman of Nazareth, mother of Jesus.
The first red of daylight reveals her
and draws me to the depths of dawn.
The budded green branch shouts aloud her name
and promises me a time of hope and power.
The lucid stream, flowing and concealing nothing,
but adding beauty to stones in the rippling light,
calls to me to look through the ripples of life
to the clear lucidity of God's inner being.
And in that light I see Mary:
- Mary T. Malone