The icon of the Sorrowful Mother is a synthesis of several traditional icon motifs. This scene is taken from the account of the Passion (see Mt 27:57-61, Mk 15:46, Lk 23:50-53, Jn 19:38-40). We can all identify with the grief of the Blessed Virgin as she cradles her son and Our Lord in her arms. The…
Sorrowful Mother (Mater dolorosa)
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