Novena Prayer--Day Three
O Mary, whose Immaculate Heart was pierced by seven swords of grief, help me to walk valiantly amid the sharp thorns strewn across my pathway. Obtain for me the strength to be a true imitator of you. This I ask you, my dear Mother. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory be...
The stars on Mary's mantle are a symbol of the fact that she is sent from Heaven. On the original image, those stars correspond exactly to the constellations that were in the sky over Mexico on December 12, 1531.
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pray for us!