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“Apostles of the Apostles” - Liturgical Notes on the Feast of St Mary Magdalene

In the Missal of St Pius V, the Creed is said on every Sunday, and several categories of feasts: all those of the Lord, the Virgin Mary, Angels, Apostles, Doctors, etc. To this list is added one other woman, St Mary Magdalene, in commemoration...Show More Summary

Getty Museum announces two landmark sculpture acquisitions, including one by Auguste Rodin

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today two highly important sculpture acquisitions: Christ and Mary Magdalene (1908), a large marble group by one of history?s most renowned sculptors, Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917), and a bronze statue of the Belvedere Antinous of about 1630 by Italian master Pietro Tacca (1577-1640). Show More Summary

Sotheby's Paris to sell rediscovered painting by Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

Sotheby?s will offer an extremely rare and powerful work, by the important Italian 17 th century Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi, for sale in Paris on June 26. Her Caravaggesque portrayal of Mary Magdalene In Ecstasy, in excellent condition, has an estimate of ?200,000-300,000 ($278.400- 417.600). Show More Summary

Modern Day Mary Magdalens?

The trailer for God’s Daughters, a documentary exploring the lives and ministries of Roman Catholic Womenpriests: In an interview, director Luc Novovitch considers the Vatican’s view of these women: We have to be honest: the Catholic Church has never be a beacon of progressive or even open-minded thinking. They decided centuries ago that it was a […]

Mary Magdalene, Disciple?

Ann Turner rejects the claim that Mary was a prostitute and describes her – the only woman in the New Testament whose full name is used – as “a model of what a true disciple looks like”: [A]ttempts to move Mary to the background of the Passion Narratives and to erase her as a vital […]

Nonsense, Rod! Ginger hair is all the rage

Much like supporting Millwall or contracting Parkinson’s disease, red hair has traditionally been a foul affliction worth avoiding. The biographies of Mary Magdalene, Van Gogh and Sylvia Plath will confirm… Continue reading The post Nonsense, Rod! Ginger hair is all the rage appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Celebrities Mourn Peaches Geldof At Funeral In Kent

Loved ones gathered to mourn Peaches Geldof on Monday, April 21, at a private funeral in Kent, England. Geldof's funeral was held at the St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence Church in Davington, the same church where the funeral for her mother, Paula Yates, was held in 2000 after she died of a heroin overdose, the BBC notes. Show More Summary

Peaches Geldof funeral held Monday

A hearse carrying Geldof's coffin arrived at the St. Mary Magdalene and St. Lawrence Church Monday afternoon in Kent, England.

Late Night: Mary Magdalene

You can't deny she was one of of the all-time great muses in art. Happy Holidays everyone, however you celebrate this time of year, may it be in Peace.

Peaches Geldof's Funeral Will Be On Easter Monday

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

It all feels a bit too real now. After her mysterious and tragic death, Peaches Geldof's body will be laid to rest on Easter Monday at St. Mary Magdalene church. This will mark the second funeral for the Geldof family at the church where he mother, Paula Yates, was buried back in 2000. The private [...]

Peaches Geldof funeral date set

Peaches Geldof's funeral will take place on Easter Monday, two weeks after her death. The 25-year-old British TV personality will be laid to rest at St. Mary Magdalene and St. Lawrence Church in Davington.

Palm Sunday - Your Photos (Part 2)

Oratory of St Philip Neri - London (Brompton Oratory) Old Saint Mary’s - Cincinnati Ohio (Oratory in formation) St Joseph’s - Richmond, Virginia College of St Mary Magdalene - Warner, New Hampshire Holy Innocents - New York Prince of Peace - Steelton, Pennsylvania Church of the Holy Ghost - Tiverton, Rhode Island St Anthony of Padua - West Orange New Jersey

Hate It Or Love It?!? Michelle Williams Set To Play Mary Magdalene In ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Rock Opera Tour

Things are looking up for #PoorMichelle! Michelle Williams Set To Star In Jesus Christ Superstar Tour Via Essence reports: Michelle Williams is no stranger to the stage. Since going solo the former Destiny’s Child singer has made theatrical appearance

Great-grandmother, 81, jailed for pet violation

5 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Mary Magdalene Root spent two nights in a Maryland detention center for failing to pay a $7,000 fine incurred after her dogs got loose from her yard several times

The conservation of The Penitent Mary Magdalene at Nationalmuseum Sweden

6 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Penitent Mary Magdalene has not been on view for a long time due to the painting?s poor condition. Last year thorough conservation work was carried out to remove layers of dirt and discolourations. After 200 hours of work, it is once again possible to enjoy the many exquisite details. Show More Summary

Hey, Teabaggers: Thanks for Teaching a Very Important Civics Lesson to 8th Grade Students at Everett's St. Mary Magdalen School

11 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Eighth graders from St. Mary Magdalen School in Everett, WA are scheduled to board a plane to Washington DC early tomorrow morning, to experience that once in a lifetime civics lesson that only comes from touring our nation's capital. They...Show More Summary

‘Tis Shitty She’s Called A Whore

I promised a correction on this. So here goes. A reader writes: Please do not refer to Mary Magdalen as a “former prostitute.” She has suffered this slander from pulpits for 2,000 years, but as this post points out, there is ZERO Biblical evidence for this! Another points to this post from the Biblical Archaeology Society. Another […]

Studying Sinner

Reading Mary Magdalene by the Italian painter Alessandro di Cristofano di Lorenzo del Bronzino Allori (1535-1607). The penitent sinner is studying and in front of her lies a skull reminding the vanity a all material desires.

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