Monday, November 18, 2019
Praying the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image
One more from il Guercino and then we'll move on! This unique Annunciation is from a rather unique collection: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, FL. It was a bequest of John Ringling, of, yes, the Ringling Brothers, to the city of Sarasota. An explanation of the piece by one of the former museum docents can also be found online.
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...