Friday, March 24, 2017

Contemplating the Word: The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Contemplating the Word and the Annunciation

Contemplating the Word: The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

"In many paintings of the Annunciation, our Blessed Mother is depicted reading or having an open book on her lap, as in Fra Angelico’s frescoes or Rogier van der Weyden’s paintings. What we see in the Blessed Mother is attentiveness to the word of God, which will become flesh in her womb: “And the Word …"

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