Posts Tagged ‘Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary’

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Tweet Share114 Pin2 +14 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleA gift from two popes to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception offers a reminder of a gift from God which we should all seek. Near the main altar of the Basilica, pilgrims can see a dramatic mosaic depicting the Assumption of […] [Read more]

The Bodily Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Tweet Share52 Pin +12 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble One of the most beautiful and popular themes of sacred art is that of the Madonna and Child, depicting Mary holding the Infant Jesus in her arms.  A less known image but equally beautiful and touching is the scene, often included in the Dormition of […] [Read more]