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Immaculate ArtNews
February 16, 2018

Depicting the Virgin Mary during the Counter-Reformation

  Many years before Our Lady revealed herself as the Immaculate Conception to St. Bernadette in 1858, artists strove to convey her privileges visually to the faithful. Art Historian, Elizabeth Lev explores some…
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Immaculate Art
February 26, 2018

Sainte-Chapelle, Paris – YouTube

St. Louis IX, one of the principal patrons of the Franciscan Third Order, constructed this chapel to house Christ's Crown of Thorns which he retrieved from the Holy Land. Ave Maria, Virgo Ecclesia…
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March 9, 2018

Notre Dame Cathedral’s Theophilus and the Virgin – YouTube

Sometimes referred to as 'Catechisms in stone,' medieval cathedrals, like Notre Dame in Paris, used storyboard-like images to teach timeless truths about the Faith to the faithful. Our Lady's  roles as Refuge of…
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Immaculate Art
March 29, 2018

Holy Week in Seville, Spain- La Estrella

"Turn then most gracious advocate thine eyes of mercy towards us...O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin, Mary!" Admire two striking examples of the many representations of Jesus and Mary carried in procession…
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Immaculate ArtNews
May 14, 2018

Fatima-Time of Light

On the evening of May 12th 2017, The Shrine of Fatima presented a 3-D audiovisual in honor of the centennial of Our Lady's apparitions. The display, titled Fatima- Time of Light, featured six scenes…
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Immaculate ArtNews
June 21, 2018

Fra Angelico’s Virgin of Humility

Enjoy two saintly soul's reflections on the humility of Our Lady... https://youtu.be/P59l0zBeWHw?list=PLlhj0EtkHAgD5PBuxhDz5DTOPDZra9VYg “All the greatness of the Blessed Virgin was accomplished by the humility of her most holy Heart. From the first to…
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July 21, 2018

St. Lawrence Brindisi on Our Lady

"How noble did Mary appear in the heaven of the Divine Plan! A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun. No more brilliant or splendid figure can be created by the…
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July 29, 2018

History of Notre Dame of Chartres Cathedral – YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk3VsinLgvc A tour of the architecture of the Cathedral of Notre Dame of Chartres, France an early example of the Gothic style and the religious significance of many details. Chartres Cathedral (Notre Dame…
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Immaculate ArtNews
August 19, 2018

The world’s smallest image of the Virgin Mary: Virgin of the Litanies

Ave Maria! The Statue the Virgin of the Litanies offers a quiet reflection on Our Lady's maternal love for each of her children. She humbles herself and makes herself small; "playing in the…
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August 23, 2018

Iraqi iconographer honors his Syriac roots – TheCatholicSpirit.com

Iraqi refugee Mothana Butres of Zahle, Lebanon, works on an icon in this undated photo. CNS photo/courtesy of Mothana Butres When Islamic State fighters overran Qaraqosh, Iraq, in the summer of 2014, Mothana…
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