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SPIRITUAL VESSEL

A title of the Blessed Virgin in the Litany of Loreto. Mary received this title because she was the perfect vessel of the Holy Spirit, who dwelled in her by the fullness of his grace.

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

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