Posts Tagged ‘Perpetual Virginity of Mary’

The Immaculate Conception: What is It and Why Do People Have Problems with It?

By Mark Shea |
Since folks seemed to benefit from the recent series I did on the Perpetual Virginity of Mary, I decided I would follow it up with another series leading up to the next big Marian feast, the Immaculate Conception.  In order to…

The Witness of the Fathers and the Church to the Perpetual Virginity of Mary

By Mark Shea |
Patristic sources who affirm that Mary’s Perpetual Virginity was taught by the Apostles include:

• the author of the Protoevangelium of James: “And behold, an angel of the Lord stood by [St. Anne], saying, &lsquo…

The Witness of the Prophets to the Perpetual Virginity of Mary

By Mark Shea |
Given the witness of Mary, Joseph, the Evangelists, and Jesus himself, it’s not surprising to find the early Church Fathers firmly embracing the belief that Mary was ever-virgin. They, too, recognized the connection between Mary…

Wikatechesis™ – Perpetual Virginity of Mary


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The doctrine of the perpetual virginity of Mary expresses the Virgin Mary’s “real and perpetual virginity even in the act of giving birth to Jesus the Son of God made Man”. According to the doctrine, Mary was ever-virgin for the whole of her life, making Jesus her only biological son, […]