rubenista: Hubert and Jan Van Eyck, Virgin Mary panel (detail) from the Ghent Altarpiece, 1430 - 1432
history-of-fashion: ab. 1410-1420 Upper Rhenish Master - The Birth of Virgin Mary
"It turns out there is another - even two - out there. And at least one dealer thinks they could be worth as much as $200 million each. Both are smaller-scale, devotional paintings depicting the same image: the Virgin Mary with the Christ child in her lap. The baby is holding a cross-shaped stick used […]
For a start, unlike the battles over the "NEA Four" and Chris Ofili's painting The Holy Virgin Mary (the one that incorporated elephant dung), the censoring impulse this time is coming from the left at least as much as the right (as with Dana Schutz's painting of the murdered Emmett Till). However, argues Isaac Kaplan, […]
The bathroom door in my childhood home had a Native American lady carrying her son bundled on her back. It was right there on the back of the door. If I had been raised Catholic I’m sure it would have been the Virgin Mary. Some days it almost became a dragon’s face. Show More Summary
On a tour of the abandoned Garcia Moreno prison, you can still see the belongings of the former inmates: an odd sock, an outdated magazine, old clothes. There are images of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary alongside messages designed to uplift the prisoners on the walls. Show More Summary
Big name models, backed by the media, are using Christmas—a Christian holy day remembering the Virgin Mary’s birth to the world’s Savior—to flaunt sexuality. But it’s okay, they say, because it “empowers” women. On December 1, British magazine LOVE began its 7th annual online “Advent Calendar.” But instead of offering religious pictures or treats each day leading [...]
This year, the Church of the Holy Innocents in New York City is holding 10 Rorate Masses, the Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary for Advent, during the first part of the holy season. The Mass takes its title from the first wordsShow More Summary
Ivana Kottasová, reporting for CNN: The anti-Muslim videos were first posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right party Britain First. They depict violent assaults and the destruction of a statue of the Virgin Mary. TheyShow More Summary
While Trump's Twitter activity from yesterday continues to drive media and political outrage, especially in the UK, and with the focus of the frenzied coverage being that the president retweeted a far-right U.K. leader's "anti-Muslim...Show More Summary
Tomorrow begins the novena leading up to the solemnity of Mary's Immaculate Conception. This is a good place to begin.That virginal quality which, for want of a better word, I call emptiness is at the beginning of this contemplation.It...Show More Summary
Ooooooh...so edgy! The post Showtime’s New Show ‘SMILF’ : Virgin Mary Was Raped and Probably Wanted an Abortion appeared first on RedState.
The Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island expressed outrage on Facebook Tuesday morning after being exposed to a popular Twitter photo showing two pink-clad Josephs kneeling over the Baby Jesus with no Virgin Mary in sight. According to WPRI, Bishop Thomas Tobin saw the photo —...
Parish Church and Graveyard, Battle (St. Mary the Virgin) May, 2014
On Tuesday, November 21st at 7:30 p.m., there will be sung a Solemn Traditional Latin Mass for the feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Pontifical Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in East Harlem, New York....Show More Summary
The Washington Examiner reports: “There is nothing to see here,” Alabama State Auditor Jim Ziegler told the Washington Examiner. “The allegations are that a man in his early 30s dated teenage girls. Even the Washington Post report says...Show More Summary
From the Roman Breviary of 1529, the continuation of the sermon for the feast of All Saints. We must certainly believe that the blessed Mother of God and ever-Virgin Mary, the temple of God, the shrine of the Holy Spirit, Virgin before, during and after the birth (of Her son), has a part in the present solemnity, along with the (other) virgins. Show More Summary
Speyer, Gilgenstraße, St. Joseph’s Church, Madonna Altar (St. Joseph’s Church, Virgin Mary’s Altar) The church of St. Joseph, whose foundation stone was laid in 1912, was built in response to the construction of a few meters distant Memorial Church of the Protestation. Show More Summary
An Oklahoma man was arrested after he left a Halloween party and terrified a family with religious symbols. Police said a bloodied and partially clothed Shawn Brittain walked into an Oklahoma City family’s home about 4 a.m. Sunday and laid down on top of a 7-year-old boy, reported KFOR-TV....
The mob of 'ultra-feminists' wore masks while also damaging a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary