Are the titles given to Mary in the Litany biblical?


#1

Please help me understand the different titles given to Mary in the Litany. Are all these titles Biblical? Will you please tell me the Biblical foundations of all these?

Thank you so much and GOD BLESS!


#2

Most of the titles given to Mary in the Litany of Loreto are taken from Scripture.

Here are a few examples:

  1. Mirror of Justice (Wisdom 7:6)
  2. Seat of Wisdom (1 Kings 10:18-20)
  3. Cause of Our Joy (Esther 10:10; Luke 1:44)
  4. Spiritual Vessel (2 Timothy 21)
  5. Vessel of Honor (2 Timothy 21)
  6. Singular Vessel of Devotion (Proverbs 25:4)
  7. Mystical Rose (Sirach 24:14; 39:13; 50:8)
  8. Tower of David (Song of Songs 4:4)
  9. Tower of Ivory (Song of Songs 7:5)
  10. House of Gold (1 Kings 6:20-22)
  11. Ark of the Covenant (Psalm 132:8)
  12. Gate of Heaven (Psalm 78:23)
  13. Morning Star (Revelation 22:16)
    Source: Click here and here.

Further reading:

The litany The Litany

Meditations on the Litany of Loreto by John Henry Cardinal

Biblical roots of the Litany of Loreto


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