Tuesday 18 August 2009

Sunday's Angelus, by Pope Benedict XVI- focussed on the vital part Mary played in giving the Word Flesh

(Journey in a Broken World)

Notation by Marc Aupiais

It is always good to hear the voice of the pope as he speaks on important matters, as we have in the past, we are making note of a video of the pope released by the Vatican onto the internet, this is of him speaking of Mary, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Christ, during his Sunday Angelus.

From the Vatican's YouTube site:

Video (will be visible on spash page, and article page, will likely not appear via email):

URL of Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUQ8X4g9VsU

Summary by the Vatican: of the video:

"The Blessed Virgin Mary was once again the subject for reflections in Benedict XVIs Angelus address this Sunday, delivered to a packed court yard the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo. The Pope spoke of Mary in connection with the passage from the Gospel of John offered by the liturgy of the day. John in fact repeats the words of Christ: "I am the living bread come down from heaven. He who eats of this bread will live forever, the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world. The Pope said God needed Mary to take on human form, to enter into our mortal condition, and that He in turn gives us His body in the sacrament of the Eucharist, as an instrument of eternal life. Pope Benedi ..."
(Vatican on YouTube Angelus 2009 - 08 - 16 : The Eucharist, the living bread come down from heaven, from the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo, the Summer residence of the Pope in Italy)

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