Liturgical Calendar : Last Supper

The Last Supper is a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan. It is one of the world’s most famous paintings. The work is presumed to have been commenced around 1495-1496 and was commissioned as part of a plan of renovations toContinue reading “Liturgical Calendar : Last Supper”

Liturgical Calendar : Candlemas

Candlemas commemorates the ritual purification of Mary, 40 days after the birth of her son Jesus. This day also marks the ritual presentation of the baby Jesus to God in the Temple at Jerusalem. The Gospel of Luke says that Jesus was met by Anna and Simeon. Simeon held the baby Jesus and called him aContinue reading “Liturgical Calendar : Candlemas”

Liturgical Calendar : Epiphany

Epiphany is a Christian feast day which celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ. In Western Christianity, the feast commemorates principally (but not solely) the visit of the Magi to the Christ Child, and thus Jesus’ physical manifestation to the Gentiles. It is sometimes called Three Kings’ Day, and in some traditions celebrated asContinue reading “Liturgical Calendar : Epiphany”