Feast of the Annunciation

The Feast of the Annunciation marks the visit of the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary, during which he told her that she would be the mother of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. It is celebrated on 25 March each year.[1] It is a principal Marian feast.[2] Two examples that highlight the importance of this feast are the first joyful mystery of the Rosary and the Angelus.[3]Here is recorded the “angelic salutation” of Gabriel to Mary, ‘Hail, full of […]

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