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https://flic.kr/p/b5e8vV | She who Shows the Way | The Virgin Οδηγήτρια points the way to her Son, Jesus Christ, who is the Way, the Truth and the Life. This medieval fresco is in the basilica of St Bartholomew in Rome. As 2012 begins, may the Blessed Virgin be our guide and model, leading us always to her Son, who brings joy, peace, and blessing to our hearts. My sermon for today's feast is available here.
Christ, the Holy Silence. He was oppressed and he was afflicted, yet he didn't open his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, as a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.
Painting by Luccan, ca 1250-60, "Enthroned Madonna with Child", Canvas mounted on poplar. (city of #Lucca, Italian) #Middle_Age