The Assumption of Mary in Art and Word

Juvenal, Bishop of Jerusalem, at the Council of  Chalcedon (451), made known to the Emperor Marcian and Pulcheria, who wished to possess the body of the Mother of God, that Mary died in the presence of all the Apostles, but that her tomb, when opened upon the request of St. Thomas, was found empty; wherefrom the…… Continue reading The Assumption of Mary in Art and Word

Assumption of Mary in Art : Icons, Modern, Classical

Juvenal, Bishop of Jerusalem, at the Council of  Chalcedon (451), made known to the Emperor Marcian and Pulcheria, who wished to possess the body of the Mother of God, that Mary died in the presence of all the Apostles, but that her tomb, when opened upon the request of St. Thomas, was found empty; wherefrom the…… Continue reading Assumption of Mary in Art : Icons, Modern, Classical

The Assumption of Mary: Quotes and Images

Juvenal, Bishop of Jerusalem, at the Council of  rejoicing into heaven. Then said the Savior [Jesus]: ‘Be it done according to your will” (Pseudo-Melito The Passing of the Virgin 16:2-17; 300 AD). “Therefore the Virgin is immortal to this day, seeing that he who had dwelt in her transported her to the regions of her assumption” (Timothy of JerusalemHomily…… Continue reading The Assumption of Mary: Quotes and Images