Monday July 17, 2017

Weekly Features: July 17, 2017

Why do we occasionally see the Madonna standing on a crescent moon in religious art? What is the symbolism behind it? Learn this and more in these weekly features.

Images shown: Left: Madonna on a Crescent Moon in Hortus Conclusus, unknown artist, 15th century; Right: Virgin on the Crescent Moon Worshipped by the Donor Hieronymus Rudelauf, Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553).

Features:

Mary – Model of Contemplative Prayer?

Collection of Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Consecrations: Kolbe and Montfort

Apocalyptic Messages: How to React?

Marian Symbolism of the Crescent Moon

Alleged Apparitions in the United States

Marian Thoughts of Pope Francis (June 2017)

July Commemorations

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