Religion


1. Black Madonnas are dark skinned versions of the Virgin Mary. The meaning of Black Madonna is also refers to a type of Marian statue. The origin of the Black Madonnas comes from African and African American artists.

2. Black Madonnas can be found in the following places: Belgium, Croatia, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Sicily, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, and USA.

3. Black Madonnas are portrayed in paintings,statues, icons, frescoes. Most are sculpted using wood but sometimes stone. Most Black Madonnas are found in churches, chapels, and sanctuaries, museums. Black Madonnas are found in France more than anywhere else because the earliest research of the Black Madonnas was in French. Krymow, Vincenzina. "Black Madonna." Campus.udayton.edu. Web. 22 Mar. 2011. <http://campus.udayton.edu/mary/resources/blackm/blackm.html>.

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http://campus.udayton.edu/mary/meditations/blackmdn.html
The Black Madonna's are both holding children also the children are both holding up the peace sign with their fingers. The Black Madonna are perceived as "queens".

7. (Albert)

Baptism is without confession as well Baptist believe only adults should be baptized for they understand the meaning of Christ. Catholic means Universal, which is saying anyone any age can believe in and worship Christ. Catholics also believe in a place called "Purgatory" which is a third option to Heaven and Hell where the person is temporarily burned for their sins, where as Baptists only believe in Heaven or Hell.
Baptist vs Roman Catholic Beliefs. Web. 23 Mar. 2011. <http://www.baptistcatholic.com/>


The Black Madonna's are both holding children also the children are both holding up the peace sign with their fingers. The Black Madonna are perceived as "queens".

8. Salvation Gloves were gloves given to people in the baptist church. On the glove there was a 5 part plan of salvation on them. If a Baptist encountered a Catholic on the street they would put on the glove and tell them how they could be saved.
"Refelections of Sue Monk Kidd, Author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Mermaid Chair." Sue Monk Kidd, Author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Mermaid Chair. LUX Interactive, LLC. Web. 22 Mar. 2011. <http://www.suemonkkidd.com/Reflections.aspx?t=b&i=33>.

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"Gospel Gloves: Gospel Story Telling Visual Aid." "Children's Bible Club and Bookstore, "With a Heart for Every Child" Web. 22 Mar. 2011. <http://www.childrensbibleclub.com/gospelstoryvisaids/gospelgloves.htm>.

9. (Albert)
Aug. 15 - assumption of blessed virgin Mary, The day Mary the mother of Jesus Christ went to heaven. The month of may is devoted to and named after Mary. It is celebrated with a series of feasts and prayers.

"Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary." Women for Faith and Family Home Page . Web. 23 Mar. 2011. < http://www.wf-f.org/Assumption.html>.

10. (Brian)
Hymns

*(just to name a few)
Citation:"Hymns Mary". The Catholic Hymnal. https://www.createspace.com/3372373

How To Pray The Rosary
  • While holding the crucifix make the Sign of the Cross and say the Apostles Creed
  • Then you recite the Our Father on the first large bead.
  • Recite three Hail Marys on the three smaller beads that follow.
  • Say the Glory be to the Father on the large bead.
  • On the same bead announce the First Mystery, followed by the Our Father.
  • Recite ten Hail Marys on the following smaller beads while thinking about the the Mystery.
  • Repeat steps four and five on the following large beads. However, instead of the First Mystery, recite the Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth.
At the end of the Rosary recite the Hail Holy Queen.
Citation: "How to Pray the Rosary." Rosary Center - Rosary Confraternity. Web. 23 Mar. 2011. http://www.rosary-center.org/howto.htm.

Feast Days
  • 24 September - Our Lady of Mercy
  • 24 September - Our Lady of Walsingham
  • 1 October - Holy Protection of the Mother of God
  • 7 October - Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary
  • 11 October - Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
*(just to name a few)
Citation: "Feasts of Our Lady." Iskandar Web Page. Web. 23 Mar. 2011. <http://www.iskandar.com/ourlady/ourladyfeasts.html>.

Vigils
  • ·The Vigil of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven
Citation: "The Vigil of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Years ABC." Welcome to St. Anthony's Guild. Web. 23 Mar. 2011. http://www.anthonian.org/reflections/259-the-vigil-of-the-assumption-of-the-blessed-virgin-mary-years-abc.

Pilgrimages
  • A pilgrimage to Lourdes, France where the Virgin Mary has appeared 19 times.
  • A pilgrimage to Fatima, Portugal where the Virgin Mary appeared to three young children.
  • A pilgrimage to Knock Shrine in County Mayo where Mary appeared.

Citation: "Marian Shrine Pilgrimages | Fatima | Lourdes | Knock." Nawas International Travel, Passion Play of Oberammergau 2010, Christian Tours & Catholic Pilgrimages. Nawas International Travel, Inc. Web. 23 Mar. 2011. http://www.nawas.com/catholic/marian-pilgrimages.htm.

Processions
  • Procession of the Virgin Mary through Cusco, Peru.
  • A procession for the Virgin Mary in the streets of St. Louis, Missouri where a statue of Mary is worshiped by hundreds of people.
Citations:
"A Procession of the Virgin Mary through Cusco, Peru – The Adventurous Photographer: Adventures in Everyday Life." The Adventurous Photographer: Adventures in Everyday Life. Web. 23 Mar. 2011. http://theadventurousphotographer.com/2010/09/25/a-procession-of-the-virgin-mary-through-cusco-peru/.

"FEAST OF THE VIRGIN MARY - A WEIRD PROCESSION IN THE STREETS OF ST. LOUIS. THE IMAGE OF THE HOLY MOTHER CARRIED IN STATE THROUGH THE ITALIAN QUARTER AND WORSHIPPED BY SWARMS BEFORE DAYLIGHT. - Front Page - NYTimes.com." The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. The New York Times Company, 09 Dec. 1890. Web. 23 Mar. 2011. <http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F70B14FB355F10738DDDA00894DA415B8085F0D3>.

























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