Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Unique New Statues of Pregnant Blessed Mother

Made in China.

It strikes a powerful chord. 

1 comment:

  1. The idea is not new. Pictures and statues of Maria gravida, the Blessed Virgin in good hope, became very common in the 13th century after the introduction of the feast of the Visitation of the BVM. Its popularity decreased after the Middle Ages.

    An extant example is the Pilgrimage church in Bogenberg in Bavaria, where the Maria gravida statue adorns the mercy altar.