Various Meanings and Representations of the the Virgin Eleousa During the Byzantine Empire

There are multiple representations and titles of Mary, the mother of Christ. Such representations include the Hodegetria (i.e., the one who shows the way), the Regina angelorum (i.e., a regal Virgin Mary accompanied by angels),[1] and the Virgin Eleousa (i.e., tenderness or mercy), in which she is shown holding the Christ child and pressing her … Continue reading Various Meanings and Representations of the the Virgin Eleousa During the Byzantine Empire

Free Printable: October 2015 Visiting Teaching Message

The visiting teaching message for this month discusses charity as another attribute of Christ. Quote from the message: "As we learn of Jesus Christ and strive to become like Him, we will begin to feel His pure love in our lives and be prompted to love and serve others as He would." You are welcome … Continue reading Free Printable: October 2015 Visiting Teaching Message