Life is much more important than food, and the body much more important than clothes. Instead, be concerned with His Kingdom, and He will provide you with these things.
Luke 12:23,31

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Family Bible Study - Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God

Gospel Passage
Luke 2:16 So they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the
child lying in the manger. 17 When they saw this, they made known what
had been told them about this child; 18 and all who heard it were amazed at
what the shepherds told them. 19 But Mary treasured all these words and
pondered them in her heart. 20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and
praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them. 21
After eight days had passed, it was time to circumcise the child; and he was
called Jesus, the name given by the angel before he was conceived in the

Questions for Discussion
1. Today is the feast day of Mary as Mother of God and Queen of Peace. Mary not only was Jesus’ mother, but from the Cross, Jesus gave her to us as our mother too. What type of son or daughter are you to so great a mother?

2. St. Luke says that “Mary treasured all these words and pondered them in her
heart.” What do we do in prayer?

3. Why do you think Mary is called “Queen of Peace?” If Jesus is the “Prince of
Peace,” what would that make Mary? How can we help God bring peace to the
used with permission - Fr. Roger Landry

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