Statues - Hither & Thither

Lithuania
Truskava
Kauno apskritis

Truskavos gatvė 14
(Šventosios Dvasios bažnyčia - Holy Spirit Church)

Šiluvos Šv. Mergelės Marijos paveikslas

Our Lady of Šiluva

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)

2009

Truskava /  Šiluvos Šv. Mergelės Marijos paveikslas   Truskava /  Šiluvos Šv. Mergelės Marijos paveikslas

Description

Wooden sculpture of St. Mary with Child.

Inscription(s)

ŠILUVOS
400 m.
APSIREISKIMUI

statyta - 2009 m

400 year
appearance
at Šiluva

erected in 2009

Depictions of Saint Mary

Saint Mary, as the mother of Jesus Christ, has a central role in the life of the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic veneration of her as the Blessed Virgin Mary has grown over time both in importance and manifestation, not only in prayer but in art, poetry and music. She is usually depicted as a beautiful young woman, with a (blue) mantle. In the majority of the depictions she is having the Infant Jesus in her arms or on her lap.
Attributes of Saint Mary: The Infant Jesus sometimes has some attributes too:

Truskava - Šiluvos Šv. Mergelės Marijos paveikslas

Tags

Location N 55°25'52" E 24°13'36"

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