The Visitation

2nd Joy

Let us, like Mary, turn always to God's saints for our strength and our consolation.

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  1. Mary set out at that time and went to the hill country. And she went into Zechariah's house and greeted Elizabeth. (Luke 1:39, 40)
  2. Now as soon as Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the child leaped in her womb and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. (Luke 1:41)
  3. She gave a loud cry and said, 'Of all women you are the most blessed, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. (Luke 1:42)
  4. Yes, blessed is she who believed that the promise made her by the Lord, would be fulfilled. (Luke 1:45)
  5. And Mary said: 'My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord and my spirit exults in God my savior; because he has looked upon his lowly handmaid.' (Luke 1:46-48)
  6. 'Yes, from this day forward all generations will call me blessed, for the Almighty has done great things for me.' (Luke 1:48, 49)
  7. 'Holy is His name, and His mercy reaches from age to age for those who fear Him.' (Luke 1:49, 50)
  8. 'He has shown the power of His arm, He has routed the proud of heart.' (Luke 1:51)
  9. 'He has pulled down princes from their thrones and exalted the lowly.' (Luke 1:52)
  10. 'The hungry He has filled with good things , the rich sent empty away.' (Luke 1:53)
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