A WWW Resource on the Blessed Virgin Mary
The 5 Sins against the Immaculate Heart of Mary, by Guido del Rose
The Perpetual Rosary: Join in saying the Rosary in a continuous sequence with more than 100,000 other Catholics world wide (multilingual) – There is no better prayer to Our Lady!
The Fatima Network : keeping the Fatima message in the forefront of Church renewal (with links to other catholic sites that the Marian Archive does not intend to endorse by this link)
The Confraternity of the Holy Rosary: official site: Join and share in the many graces.
The Holy Rosary : a beautiful site on the Holy Rosary and the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (with links to other catholic sites that the Marian Archive does not intend to endorse by this link)
Corazones de JESUS y MARIA : a
very informative resource on the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, in Spanish. (with links to other catholic sites that the Marian
Archive does not intend to endorse by this link)
The Blessed Virgin Mary Art Page : an collection of some of the masterpieces of Marian art, courtesy of Joseph's Catholic Webatorium
Our Lady of Mt Carmel Image Collection : over 50 images of Our Lady of Mt Carmel, some exceptional works of art.
A vivid depiction of the Marian Devotion of these Franciscan Saints: 1514 A. D.
One of the many depictions of Our Lady as Advocate of the Order, a title bestowed upon Her by St. Francis himself. (cf. the Legenda Major, by St. Bonaventure) Unfortunately, this artwork is in poor repair.
A masterpiece of modesty and nobility, this painting by Giorgione depicts St. Francis beckoning the onlooker to approach the throne of grace; painted 1505 A.D.
Rare Portraits of the Blessed Virgin Mary : in the Coptic tradition.
For Fatima, see the link at the top of the page, under recommended Catholic sites.
The Apparitions of the Virgin Mary in the 20th Century : A fine site with information about the Major Marian Apparitions. However the Marian Archive does not recommend all their links (e.g. retreats).
Our Lady of La Sallete : The apparition
Our Lady of Guadalupe: The apparition
Mary's Role in Salvation History : According to Saint Louis Mary Grignion de Montfort, by Rev. Patrick Gaffney, S.M.M.
Perfect Consecration to Mary: What is it, and how to practice it?
MARY'S MOTHERHOOD WITH REGARD TO THE CHURCH : from the Universal Catholic Catechism
Ineffabilis Deus: December 8, 1854 A.D.
The Apostolic Constitution of Ven. Pope Pius IX on the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary; it draws directly from the theology of Bl. John Duns Scotus.
Ad Diem Illum Laetissumum Feb 2, 1904
The Encyclical of Pope St. Pius X on the 50th Anniversary of the Dogmatic Definition of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Munificentissimus Deus: November 1, 1950 A.D.
The Encyclical of Pope Pius XII defining the dogma of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
MARIALIS CULTUS : The Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Paul VI, on Marian Devotion: Feb. 2, 1974 A.D.
A Very Large Collection of Marian Prayers in English HTML
A Salutation of the Blessed Virgin Mary , by St. Francis of Assisi
The Antiphon: Holy Virgin Mary
Taken from St. Francis' Office of the Passion, this antiphon exhibits St. Francis' profound understanding and devotion to Mary in Her vocation as Theotokos and Corredemptrix.
English Text is found at the end of Psalm I, in St. Francis' Office of the Passion
Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary Before Mass : English and Latin texts
Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary After Mass: English and Latin texts
Prayers to the Mother of God in the Orthodox tradition
Stabat Mater, attributed to Friar Jacoponi da Todi
Perhaps the most famous of all Lenten hymns in the Roman Rite, this chant has also been attributed by some scholars to Pope Innocent III, the first Pope to approve the Rule of St. Francis.
The Stabat Mater Website. This Prayer in Latin and all Major Modern Languages with 100’s of musical renditions
The Franciscan Crown, The Rosary of Our Lady's Seven Joys