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Saturday 15 September

Our Lady of Sorrows Hebrews 5:7-9, Ps 31, John 19:25-27 or Luke 2:33-35 The image I have in my mind for this feast is that of Michelangelo’s Pieta which depicts the body of Jesus on the lap of his mother Mary after the crucifixion. Throughout her life, Mary carried many burdens. She carried them with […]

The Cross and the Recliner

“The Pieta: the artistic depiction of the Virgin Mary holding the dead Christ after His body is taken down from the cross. The most famous is Michelangelo’s marble statue in St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.”                                        […]