Articles tagged: mother-of-god

Our Lady of Milk: 20 Images of Mother Mary Nursing

Art & Architecture

SPL Staff • November 10th, 2013

Listers, our Blessed Mother nursing the infant Christ has a long, rich, and multifaceted history within Sacred Art. Known by many names - Maria de la Leche, Maria Lactans, Nursing Madonna - the art arguably challenges certain modern Western sensibilities.1 More information and images may be found... Read More →

5 Statues of Mother Mary that are Unique (and Some Unsettling)

Art & Architecture

SPL Staff • November 5th, 2012

Listers, the inculturation of the Mater Dei by people groups throughout the globe and throughout the centuries has led to a plethora of beautiful and unique expressions of her maternal attributes. She is our Mother and our Queen. While displaying her regal and maternal characteristics has... Read More →

Splendour of the East: 5 Byzantine Hymns All Catholics Should Know

Art & Architecture

SPL Staff • August 19th, 2012

1. Axion Estin (It Is Truly Meet) It is truly meet to bless thee, O Theotokos, ever blessed, and most pure, and the Mother of our God. More honorable than the cherubim, and beyond compare more glorious than the seraphim. Without corruption thou gavest birth to God the Word. ... Read More →

The Edith Stein Charm School: 3 Lessons from St. Teresa Benedict of the Cross on Being a Lady

Life & Leisure Theology

SPL Staff • August 17th, 2012

Listers, in this modern society it is hard for a woman to understand precisely what it means to be a woman. Women are torn between a multitude of different theories concerning what the true feminine vocation is. When I was younger I felt as if I was being pulled between the "Girl Power" mentality... Read More →
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