"By dwelling in the womb of your mother, you have made her the most pure and glorious of all virgins."
From the prayer of the fourth day of the Maronite Christmas Novena.
O Word of God, through your incarnation in the Virgin you have shown us a marvel: while still in the Virgin’s womb, you visited your Forerunner and filled him with your glory. Maronite Liturgy
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"Honor our mother the Virgin Mary, and arm yourselves with the Rosary, because the name of the Virgin Mary drives away darkness and crushes evil."
From the Third Experience of Raymond Nader with Saint Sharbel.
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