1- A burning bush in the wilderness,
Seen by the prophet Moses
Is a symbol of St. Mary
Who conceived of the Most Holy.
2- A basket containing manna
Food to preserve and sustain life,
Resembles St. Mary the mother
Who contained the Bread of Life.
3- Two tables in the covenant ark
With ten commandments inscribed,
The ark resembles St. Mary,
She bore the Word of God in truth.
4- With gold denoting royalty,
The ark was covered in and out,
The power and grace on King of kings
Comprised the pure Virgin Mary.
5- Aaron's rod which had bloomed,
Life brought forth out of dry wood,
Same like highly honored Virgin,
Bearer of the True Vine.
6- Jacob's ladder, a link and a tie,
With angels praising the Most High,
Resembles Mary who bore Emmanuel
Through whom we are reconciled.
7- The censer in Aaron's hand,
With glowing ember inside,
Is a symbol of Virgin Mary,
With the Divinity in her womb.
8- A gate in the east said to Ezekiel
Should remain closed forever;
A symbol of the ever virgin
Before and after and through birth.