Mary visits Elizabeth

After Mary consents to become the mother of Jesus she visits her relative Elizabeth, who is also expecting a baby, who will be John the Baptist. While there, Mary praises God, and speaks the words of the well known Magnificat. (Luke 1:39-56)

Daily Inspiration

"We are born for no purpose but to be useful to the community we live in and to our neighbor as long as we are alive in the world, and to serve at the Lord's good pleasure in the other world."

Arcana Coelestia 1103:2