Tuesday, February 27, 2018
This week's Annunciation is within an Initial D (Dixit dominus—"The Lord said to my Lord, sit at my right hand") from Psalm 1110, an important messianic Psalm that Jesus himself singled out to indicate his divine Sonship.
The page is from a "Glossed Psalter" (Psalter with embedded notes) in the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
This week's Annunciation is an engraving by Crispijn de Passe (1564 - 1637) from the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It features the Latin text of the first lines of Mary's Magnificat ("My soul magnifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior....")
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
From St Alban's Cathedral (St Albans, England), a detail from the Annunciation window:
Sister Mary Lou Winters, FSP over in the UK has designed a lovely two-sided holy card to help promote the Angelus. Download the pdf file...
As far as I have been able to tell, this Annunciation is by Margaret A. Rope, a British Carmelite nun (Sister Margaret of the Mother of G...
Previously posted on March 19, 2014 For the feast of St. Joseph (Thursday), Mary probably wouldn't mind a bit if we tweaked the Angelu...