the Virgin Mary


: the mother of Jesus Christ

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Recent Examples on the Web As the curators explained, these paintings were produced by the country’s best artists between 1630 and 1707 and donated to the cathedral by the goldsmiths guild of Paris every year on May 1, in honor of the Virgin Mary. Lindsey Tramuta, Condé Nast Traveler, 25 Apr. 2024 Other images painted in Ochoa’s style using bright colors and bold lines include an Aztec temple, native Mexican and Californian plants like cacti and agave, the Virgin Mary and the Sacred Heart, which Ochoa said represents the nonprofit Sacred Heart Community Service. Sal Pizarro, The Mercury News, 25 May 2024 The journey from Bethlehem to Egypt was long and perilous, and it is said that the flower blossomed at each spot where the Virgin Mary rested along the way. Bridget Retzloff, The Conversation, 20 May 2024 Mortality sets the stage for the most remarkable passage, where the Virgin Mary’s creamy pinkish hand carries her son’s drooping gray arm, held in a soft embrace. Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, 21 May 2024 Millions of faithful have for decades been drawn to Lourdes, France, where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared in the 19th century, as well as in Fátima, Portugal, where she was alleged to have appeared again in 1917 to a group of children. Eric Lagatta, USA TODAY, 17 May 2024 Take a look Archaeologists identified the ruins as the Church of the Virgin Mary, a Franciscan monastery founded by a Hungarian king in 1425 and expanded throughout the 1400s, the Visegrád Renaissance Development Program said in an April 12 Facebook post. Aspen Pflughoeft, Miami Herald, 15 May 2024 At the front, near the sidewalk, a tall rock pedestal holds a statue of the Virgin Mary. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 May 2024 Pop singer Jerry Heil and rapper alyona alyona come together for this song that urges faith and perseverance by invoking both Mother Theresa and the Virgin Mary. Glen Weldon, NPR, 9 May 2024

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“The Virgin Mary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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