Mary and other Mary's + Madonna's
Unknown artist of Cuzco School | Immaculate Conception
Lady Of The Rosary
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Ignacio Chacón Madonna and Child with Bird Cuzco, Peru, circa 1765 Oil, gold, canvas
Madonna and Child with Two Angels and a Donor, ca. 1445 Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Sienese, 1398–1482) Tempera on wood, gold ground (partly checkered with modern red glazes) Dating from ca. 1445, this image was probably the center panel of an altarpiece paid for by the diminutive kneeling figure.
Matka Boska Nieustajacej Pomocy-Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Mosaic Icon
The "matter" w/ the Incarnation. It boils down to the relationship between matter & spirit: either God, through His Holy Spirit can sanctify & elevate matter, truly enabling it to bear fruit, or He can't. Creation either gives its Creator praise or not. If God has nothing to do with matter, then as per Benedict XVI in "Jesus of Nazareth:the Infancy Narratives," He's not really God. If "nothing is impossible for God," who are we to restrict His action to our limited & feeble human imaginations?
Christus Natus Est
When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the holy spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, "Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of you womb. And how does this happen that the mother of my Lord should come to me? Blessed are you! Luke 1
Our Lady of Snows
Lost in the Beauty of her God
La vierge Noire, Einsiedeln, Switzerland