I am reflecting on what it is like to live in Jerusalem for forty days and forty nights, a month of Sundays, or, in my case, two months.
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Monday, July 25, 2011
Our Lady of Hope
Today I stumbled across a gorgeous Armenian church with some of the most beautiful Iconography of the Blessed Mother inside and out. First, Our Lady weeps (I believe for Jerusalem) on the mosaic on the outside of the sanctuary:
And then in the grotto chapel a mosaic of the Mother holds - instead of the traditional iconic representation of the Christ child - the Blessed Sacrament - for the devotion of the faithful and transformation of the world.