Our Lady of Sorrows and the Mystery of Christ

“Our Lady of Sorrows”
A reflection on Luke 2:33-35
Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

The child’s father and mother were amazed at what was said about him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be contradicted (and you yourself a sword will pierce) so that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.”

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Our Lady of Sorrows

Andreas Ritzos (1421-1492), Icon of the Mother of God of the Passion (Strastnaia). Web Gallery of Art 19511.

Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows

Luke 2:33-35 

The hearts (kardia) of Jesus and Mary were so closely knit that they beat together as one.… Read the rest