Archive for the ‘Virgin Mary’ Category

Madonna of Milicka

October 22, 2010

The trees shed their leaves to help the Madonna walk through the stream on dry feet.

Our Lady

September 4, 2010


April 17, 2010

It is theologically and anthropologically important for woman to be at the center of Christianity. Through Mary, and the other holy women, the feminine element stands at the heart of the Christian religion.

— Pope Benedict XVI.

The Empty Tomb

April 4, 2010

Crucifixus etiam pro nobis : sub Pontio Pilato passus, et sepultus est. Et resurrexit tertia die, secundum Scripturas. Et ascendit in caelum : sedet ad dexteram Patris.

…he was crucified for us under Pontius Pilate, and suffered, and was buried, and the third day he rose again, according to the Scriptures, and ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of the Father

Pieta 1876

April 3, 2010

Painting by William Bouguereau

Irish Kitchen Prayer

February 19, 2010

Bless us with good food
the gift of gab
and hearty laughter.
may the love
and joy we share
be us ever after.