Skip to comments.What About Mary as QUEEN OF AMERICA?
Posted on 05/06/2006 4:57:02 PM PDT by Macoraba
A few days ago (3 May) the Polish people celebrated / honored Our Lady as Queen of Poland.
So I was thinking why couldn't we here in our republic of the USA honor her as QUEEN OF AMERICA (Regina Americae) with maybe a feast day of 4 July? (I know that the Immaculate Conception is our country's patroness.)
And her holy spouse Saint Joseph would be Dux Americae!
VIVAT CHRISTUS REX!!!
Wot, and offend the Moslems?
AS an American, I have absolutelyzero desire to celebrate royalty. OK, well no more than we already do with the big politicla families like Kennedy's and Bush's.
I'd be more worried about offending the Baptists and the Presbyterians.
Perhaps because America places no value upon royalty?
You mean a reason other than it violates the US Constitution in two separate ways?
Our Lady of Guadalupe is known as "Queen of the Americas"
Hey you! You aren't supposed to bring up that ratty ol' thing right now. :)
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My other comment would have been "America may be a 'Christian' country, but it sure as Hell isn't a Catholic one."
Our Lady of Guadalupe is already the Patroness of the Americas.
Also the National Cathedral in Washington, D. C. is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
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Actually, the "National Cathedral" in Washington, DC is the Episcopal Cathedral of Ss. Peter and Paul.
The Catholic site to which you refer is the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It isn't a cathedral, even if it is a very big church. The cathedral of the Archdiocese of Washington is St. Matthew's.
With all due respect to my Catholic friends (as if they'll believe that after my next four words), you got that right.
You are so right. My mistake.
OK, Blessed Virgin Mary, Madam President of America? No, I think that would even skeve out the ultra-trads.
Nah. the Presbyterians won't bomb buildings.
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