Immaculate Conception

Mercy from the Cross

The Year of Mercy

The Year of Mercy is upon us! The Jubilee year goes back to the Old Testament when: 1The Lord said to Moses on Mount Sinai, 2 Say to the people of Israel, When you come into the land which I give you, the land shall keep a Sabbath to the Lord. 3 Six years you shall sow your field, […]


Immaculate Mary

The Soumaya Museum in Mexico City is no Louvre, but it houses many wonderful works of art, including a respectable collection of pieces from the Spanish School. Among those gems, my absolute favorite is Bartolome Esteban Murillo’s “Inmaculada Concepción.” This is one of the many representations of the Immaculate Conception that Murillo painted (you can […]