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  • proper noun Christianity The announcement by the archangel Gabriel to Mary that she will give birth to a son, namely Jesus. Celebrated on 25th March.

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  • Joseph Ratzinger: "The Mystery of the Annunciation is the Mystery of Grace"

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  • During our Advent season, one chief instance that comes to mind, the gospel dialogue that accompanies the event we call the Annunciation, that most curious exchange between the Archangel Gabriel and the Theotokos, and I glimpse in that fascinating give and take the Holy Mother's intentional concurrence with the angelic messenger's announcement.

    Scott Cairns: The Annunciation of Mary: Ambiguity, Perplexity and Truth

  • During our Advent season, one chief instance that comes to mind, the gospel dialogue that accompanies the event we call the Annunciation, that most curious exchange between the Archangel Gabriel and the Theotokos, and I glimpse in that fascinating give and take the Holy Mother's intentional concurrence with the angelic messenger's announcement.

    Scott Cairns: The Annunciation Of Mary: Ambiguity, Perplexity And Truth

  • During our Advent season, one chief instance that comes to mind, the gospel dialogue that accompanies the event we call the Annunciation, that most curious exchange between the Archangel Gabriel and the Theotokos, and I glimpse in that fascinating give and take the Holy Mother's intentional concurrence with the angelic messenger's announcement.

    Scott Cairns: The Annunciation of Mary: Ambiguity, Perplexity and Truth

  • Some of them were naturalistic, others approaching Italian mediaeval art to such an extent that Jenny recognized certain Annunciation angels and madonnas in the cloaks of knights and maidens, and the leaves in gold and purple she remembered having seen in a book of mass in the San Marco library.

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  • Saint Bernard, attend in a body at the "Annunciation" -- as if it were any of their business -- hover everywhere at the "Betrothal," and look on wonderingly from the rafters, or make fun of the Wise Men in the

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  • The selection of the Annunciation was an emphasis on the glorious event of God bestowing a son upon a most blessed woman.

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  • The Annunciation was the moment in the New Testament when God sends Gabriel, the messenger angel, to visit Mary and tell her that she will bear the Son of God.

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