Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Espousal of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Espousal of the Blessed Virgin Mary , 1st cent. - January 23

In traditional Catholic usage, the parents of Jesus were said to be betrothed or espoused, rather than married, in accord with the doctrine that their union was never consummated. French theologian Jean Gerson was the first to propose a liturgical fe...

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Our Lady of Grondici (Grondici, Italy)

Our Lady of Grondici (Grondici, Italy) , 1495 - January 23

The shrine was built to protect a Madonna painted in a shrine, known for the miracle of having raised a child. Inside is a tapestry made in 1495 by Gregory Gregori, who painted a tempera of the Virgin and Child enthroned and Saints Sebastian and Roq...

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