Saturday, September 08, 2007

The Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary. + a new protrait to see

Happy Birthday to our Blessed Mother Mary!

What better way to honor her than with a new icon painted of Her with Jesus in her womb.

From a Catholic Exchange Article & Interview:

"Nellie Edwards is an artist. When I saw her painting, "Light of Life," the
very strong impression that I felt years ago was renewed and fulfilled.
Here was what I had pondered in my heart a decade earlier, only strikingly
more beautiful: Our Lord, fully God and fully man — fully God and fully unborn
infant — is cradled in the womb of the Blessed Mother. The story of
how this marvelous and startling portrait of Our Lady came to be interested me
greatly, so I was eager to learn about it from the artist herself."

click to see the full image and the article:

The artits Nellie Edwards says, "If the print is prominently displayed in homes where lax family members and visitors cannot help but see, I believe it will aid in bringing them back into the Faith. Many will find, as I do, that it will be a powerful visual aid when praying the Holy Rosary. I do plan to continue speaking and using the images to evangelize, as is, I believe, their purpose."

1 comment:

Esther said...

What a beautiful image of our Lady. Thanks for sharing it Laurie.