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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?
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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 tends to forget that the Holy Mother of God remained close to her Son throughout His life.
Pray for us, 0 Holy Mother of God. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna, whose main cathedral bears the name of the Dormition, is celebrating its official holiday Wednesday, which is the Day of Dormition of the Holy Mother of God.
Khoury - It was a beautiful and solemn procession at four in the morning (August 25th) to walk the icon of the Theotokos, the Holy Mother of God, from the monastery next to the Holy Sepulchre all the way down the via Delorosa to reach the empty tomb of the Virgin Mary at the bottom of the hill below the Russian Orthodox Convent at the Garden of Gethsemane.
About this, Father Justin Popovic, entering into the heritage of those who interpreted this vision as symbolizing Mary's perpetual virginity, writes: "In a strange vision, the Lord revealed to the holy prophet Ezekiel enduring good tidings of a truth concerning the most holy Mother of God: her most pure virginity before and after the incarnation of God the Logos.
We fly to thy protection, O Holy Mother of God." In Latin, it's sub tuum praesidium confugimus-- a walled city, a refuge.
Maria was a member of the Most Holy Mother of God Serbian Monastery in Third Lake, IL.
The festival's events included the traditional Nights without Punctuation, the Poetry and the Political symposiums, and the Matinee international poetry reading at the Church of the Holy Mother of God at Kalista.
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.
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.
On Jan.1, the Feast of the Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God Mass will be 9 a.m.
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.