The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God is a feast day of the Blessed Virgin Mary which celebrates her motherhood as the mother of Jesus Christ, Lord, Son of God.
It is celebrated on 1 January, the Octave (8th) day of Christmastide.
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below right- Father John Giuliana
Escultora Guadalupe de Guzmán Molina : FIGURAS DE BELÉN
Virgen con el Niño. terracota policromada. Pierre Biardeau (1608, Le Mans – 1671, Angers