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And a great sign appeared in heaven: A woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars:
A woman: Also applies to the Church of God. The Church is clothed with the sun, that is, with Christ: she hath the moon, that is, the changeable things of the world, under her feet: and the twelve stars with which she is crowned, are the twelve apostles: she is in labour and pain, whilst she brings forth her children, and Christ in them, in the midst of afflictions and persecutions.
And being with child, she cried travailing in birth, and was in pain to be delivered.

And there was seen another sign in heaven: and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads, and ten horns: and on his heads seven diadems:

And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to be delivered; that, when she should be delivered, he might devour her son.

And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with an iron rod: and her son was taken up to God, and to his throne.
Apocalypse of Saint John (Revelation) 12:1-5 from the Douay-Rheims Bible
See excerpts below (relating to the Scripture passage above) from The Mystical City of God, Vol. I, manifested to Mary of Jesus of Agreda; tr. Rev. George J. Blatte, http://themostholyrosary.com
This sign appeared really in the heavens by divine disposition and was shown to the good and bad angels, in order that seeing it, they might subject their will to the pleasure of the commands of God.
They saw it therefore before the good ones chose the good and before the bad ones had turned to evil. When it was revealed to the angels that they would have to obey the incarnate Word, another, a third precept was given them, namely, that they were to admit as a superior conjointly with Him, a Woman, in whose womb the Onlybegotten of the Father was to assume flesh and that this Woman was to be the Queen and Mistress of all the creatures.

The decree constituting him (Lucifer) inferior to the Mother of the Incarnate Word, our Mistress, he opposed with horrible blasphemies.

The Almighty at this conjuncture worked another wonderful mystery. Having given to all the angels a sufficiently clear intelligence of the great mystery of the hypostatic Union, He showed them the image of the most holy Virgin by means of an imaginary vision.

This sign or vision of the Queen of heaven and of the Mother of the incarnate Word was made known and manifest to all the angels, good and bad. The good ones at the sign of it broke forth in admiration and in canticles.... The dragon and his allies on the contrary conceived implacable hatred and fury against Christ and his most holy Mother. For they saw at once, that having failed to profit by this sign, they were to be conquered and crushed by it.

Thereupon followed the punishment of Lucifer and its allies; for after uttering his blasphemies against the Woman, who had been symbolized in the heavenly sign, he found himself visibly and exteriorly transformed from a most beautiful angel to a fierce and most horrid dragon.
The great sign of the Woman served the good angels as a shield and as arms of battle against the evil ones; for at the sight of it, all their power of reasoning weakened and was brought to confusion and silence, since they could not endure the mysteries and sacraments contained in this sign.
A Prayer for Life
O Mary, bright dawn of the new world, Mother of the living, to you do we entrust the cause of life:

Look down, O Mother, upon the vast numbers of babies to be born, of the poor whose lives are made difficult, of men and women who are victims of brutal violence, of the elderly and the sick killed by indifference or out of misguided mercy.

Grant that all who believe in your Son may proclaim the Gospel of life with honesty and love to the people of our time.

Obtain for them the grace to accept that Gospel as a gift ever new, the joy of celebrating it with gratitude throughout their lives and the courage to bear witness to it resolutely, in order to build, together with all people of good will, the civilization of truth and love, to the praise and glory of God, the Creator and lover of life. Amen
May the Woman clothed with the sun, in the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Protectress of the Unborn, with her message of Love and Compassion crush the serpent again. Amen
"I am your merciful mother, to you, and to all the inhabitants on this land and all the rest who love me, invoke and confide in me; (I am here ) to listen to their lamentations, and remedy all their miseries, afflictions and sorrows."

"Listen, what you fear, what has afflicted you, is nothing. May neither your countenance nor your heart be disturbed. Do not fear that sickness, nor any other sickness or anguish. Am I not here? Am I not your Mother? Are you not under my protection? Are you not in the hollow of my mantle, in the embrace of my arms? Do you have need of anything else? May nothing disturb or grieve you."
Our Lady of Guadalupe to Juan Diego, Mexico, 1531
A Prayer for Life, Pope John Paul II, Encyclical The Gospel of Life, Rome, March 25 1995, the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
Our Lady of Guadalupe - the vision of the woman clothed with the sun and of the great dragon her persecutor described in The Apocalypse of Saint John (Revelation)
Our Lady of the Apocalyse/Revelation with Saint Michael defeating the dragon
December 12 - Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe - Mother of the Americas - Protecting Life with Love and Compassion
 
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