January 1 is the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. This beautiful picture, called “ Blue Madonna” was painted by Irena Jakus. Irena’s apostolate is called Holy Art - Jeweled Masterpieces for God's Glory. For more information on Irena's work .
Being raised in my Catholic Faith by my Grandparents and my family. I knew Jesus & Mary as a child, because of what I was taught. I know Jesus & Mary now, because I have faith and I believe. For me Jesus and Mary is my life.
The Queenship of Mary. As in all the mysteries of Mary’s life, Mary is closely associated with Jesus: Her queenship is a share in Jesus’ kingship. We can also recall that in the Old Testament the mother of the king has great influence in court.