(Holy) Mother of God

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(Holy) Mother of God

An exclamation of alarm, amazement, or exasperation. (Could be considered blasphemous to some.) Holy Mother of God, I thought that car was going to hit me! Oh, Mother of God, could you work any slower?
See also: god, mother, of
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1) See Antony of Choziba, The Life of Saint George of Choziba and The Miracles of the Most Holy Mother of God at Choziba, trans.
One other source is much used: a "Marian" form of the "Jesus Prayers": "Most holy Mother of God, save me a sinner", or "Most holy Mother of God, save us".
Holy Mother of God in the town of Linda-a-Velha near Lisbon.
Over the centuries, each time the faith seemed to be dying out or in jeopardy, the Holy Mother of God intervened, for example at Lepanto, in the Philippines, Fatima, Mexico, and Cap-de-la-Madeleine.
In summary, although not literally spelled out at this conference, what we need are holy priests to take up the Cross, and holy nuns to teach doctrine and dogma to our children in schools that should once again become Catholic; and a renewed devotion to the Holy Mother of God.
Although we start the fast thirteen days later, we turn our eyes and heart onto honoring the Most Holy Mother of God in this special 14 day Dormition Fast.
Krusevo is rich in old religious buildings, including the churches of St Nikola (1832), the Holy Mother of God (1867) and St John (1905), and the monasteries of St Spas (1836), St Vasilij and the Holy Transfiguration, amongst others.
On the Solemnity of Mary the Most Holy Mother of God, January 1, 2012, ten Anglicans were received by Bishop Crosbie into the Catholic Church at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Hamilton, Ontario.
In closing, the Pope expressed his trust "in the spiritual consolation of the Most Holy Mother of God for all those who still suffer from the consequences of these tragic actions.
The second day of Christmas is the day of the Assembly of the Holy Mother of God, and the third is the day of St Stephen, the Protomartyr.
This year the procession was led by a replica of the famous miracle-working icon of the Holy Mother of God from Bachkovo, since the original is currently under restoration.
The Holy Mother of God is in discourse with two bishops, (one is probably St.
The solemn festive service in Plovdiv will be held by bishop Nikolay at the Holy Mother of God Cathedral.
The hegumen (Superior) of the monastery in Kolodiivka (which has around forty members) also oversees the Monastery of the Holy Mother of God in Orangeville.
Speaking on occasion of Varna's holiday, the Dormition of the Holy Mother of God, Borisov said that his government will launch major projects to eliminate the imbalance between North and South.