A Daily Quote to Inspire Your Catholic Faith

“The Virgin Mary… being obedient to His word, received from an angel the glad tidings that she would bear God.” (Saint Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons; Against Heresies, 5:19:1; A.D. 180)

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is January 1. The Memorial of St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr (A.D. 130 – 202), is June 28.

Image: Blessed Virgin Mary with Roses (detail) | Artwork © by Jef Murray

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