January 1 is the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. The beautiful picture above, 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, contact us.
Raphael's Sistine Chapel Madonna and Child. Not shown in picture are the 2 cherub figures Raphael painted at the bottom of this-2 kids that used to sit at window watching him paint. I have them on my Saints board.