Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Coronación de la Virgen, by Diego Velázquez, 1645

And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars.

Revelations 12:1

Because the virgin Mary was raised to such a lofty dignity as to be the mother of the King of kings, it is deservedly and by every right that the Church has honored her with the title of “Queen”.

St. Alphonsus Liguori