Holy Mary


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Holy Mary

n
Irish a pietistic person: he's a real Holy Mary.
References in classic literature ?
"Holy Mary!" cried Sancho, "what is this that has happened me?
"Now, Holy Mary aid me!" muttered he, as the other leaped at him, with a grin of rage upon his face.
Thanks to a friendship with Peter Kay, she appeared in comedy Phoenix Nights as Holy Mary and when he starred in Coronation Street as Eric Gartside, she played his mum Dolly.
We see people deny the Immaculate Conception and the perpetual virginity of our Mother holy Mary, along with all the other privileges and gifts with which God adored her.
But comedy-wise her break came when Peter Kay asked her to play Holy Mary in his hit TV series Phoenix Nights.
Barbara, real name Janice Connolly, appeared as Phoenix Club cleaner and bartender Holy Mary in the show and reprised the role in Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere.
We were told the funeral was in the Presby Church at the entrance to the town, so we branched left, to see a very imposing chapel - Cathedral - but, wait a minute - is this Presby Church or Catholic - I saw some Catholic signature statue in front - oh, no, it is Presby Church -the statue is not Holy Mary, but one of their earlier pastors.
Edi is often depicted on the screen in the picturesque Polish rural landscape, with the baby in hand, analogously to the icons of Holy Mary, and the close-ups with the aureole over baby's and Edi's heads make the film images exceptional examples of film icons of God's fatherhood and human participation in it.
Juan Diego bowed deeply before her, as she told him that she was Holy Mary, the Mother of God.
When I say, 'Holy Mary, mother of God, pray for us sinners...,' I add the names of people I know who need prayers.