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CHURCH DOCUMENTS ON MARY


Papal Encyclicals and other Church Documents.

Apostolic Constitution Ineffabilis Deus - On the Immaculate Conception by Pope Pius IX, 8 December 1854.

Encyclical Letter Ad Diem Illum Laetissimum - On The Immaculate Conception by Pope Pius X, 2 February 1904.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Icon Pius XII: Ad Caeli Reginam (1954) The Queenship of Mary

Vatican II: Lumen Gentium (1963) Dogmatic Constitution on the Church Chapter Eight is on "The Role of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, in the mystery of Christ and the Church.

Paul VI: Mense Maio (1965) On Praying to Mary During May

Paul VI: Christi Matri (1966) On Prayers to Mary for Peace

Paul VI: Signum Magnam (1967) On Our Lady

Behold Your Mother: Woman of Faith. 1973 Pastoral Letter of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops (USA).

Paul VI: Marialis Cultus (1974) On Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary

John Paul II: Redemptoris Mater (1987) On the Blessed Virgin Mary

Catechism of the Catholic Church (1993) Mary, Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church.

Papal Addresses

John Paul II: Address to Women Religious, Turin, 1988

Mary Was United to Jesus on the Cross - Pope John Paul II's General Audience of 25 October 1995

Church Grew in Understanding of Mary's Role - Pope John Paul II's General Audience of 8 November 1995.

To Honor Mary Is to Go to Jesus - Pope John Paul II, General Audience of 15 November 1995

John Paul II: General Audience of 29 November 1995

Mary Sheds Light on Role of Women - General Audience of 6 December 1995 by Pope John Paul II.

Council's Teaching on Mary Is Rich and Positive - Pope John Paul II's general audience message of 13 December 1995.

Blessed Virgin Was Filled with God's Grace - Pope John Paul II, General Audience, 1 May 1996.

Mary Responds to God with Spousal Love - Pope John Paul II, General Audience, 1 May 1996.

Mary Is the Mother Who Intercedes for Everyone - Pope John Paul II, Angelus Message in Como, Italy, 5 May 1996.

Immaculate Conception Defined by Pius IX - Pope John Paul II, Angelus Message, 12 June 1996.

Virginal Conception Is Biological Fact - Pope John Paul II, General Audience, 10 July 1996.

Mary Freely Cooperated in God's Plan - Pope John Paul II, General Audience, 3 July 1996.

Our Lady Intended to Remain a Virgin - Pope John Paul II, General Audience, 24 July 1996.

Pope John Paul II's Prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe

Eternal Son of God Is Also Born of Mary - Pope John Paul II, General Audience, 31 July 1996.

Mary and Joseph Lived Gift of Virginity, Pope John Paul II, General Audience, 21 August 1996.

The Church Presents Mary as 'Ever Virgin' - Pope John Paul II General Audience, 28 August 1996

Miscellaneous.

Candlemas - (The Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple), Meditation by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger.


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