January 1 is the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. This beautiful picture, called “ Blue Madonna” was painted by Irena Jakus. Irena’s apostolate is called Holy Art - Jeweled Masterpieces for God's Glory. For more information on Irena's work .
Famous "The Madonna of the Streets" painting, was called "La Madonnina (The Little Madonna)" in Italian. The original has been lost! Painted by Italian artist Roberto Ferruzzi who painted it in using an girl and her baby brother as the subjects