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HOUSE OF GOLD

A title of the Blessed Virgin in the Litany of Loreto. It denotes her personal perfection and her privilege of divine motherhood. She was the house wherein God dwelt during the nine months in her womb, and for his sake she was a house of gold, adorned by the Creator with the most precious virtues.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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