Blessed Virgin Mary - Meadville, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jonathanatpsu
N 41° 38.049 W 080° 09.395
17T E 570248 N 4609501
A statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Saint Mary of Grace Church in Meadville, PA
Waymark Code: WM162DC
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 04/19/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05
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This statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary is located Saint Mary of Grace Church on Water Street in Meadville, Pennsylvania. The statue is directly above the main doors. It depicts the Blessed Virgin Mary with her arms outstretched and her foot crushing the serpent's head.

The Blessed Virgin Mary is venerated by Christians as the Mother of the Word Incarnate, Our Lord Jesus Christ. As a young girl betrothed to St. Joseph, Mary was visited by the angel Gabriel and told that she would conceive a son by the Holy Ghost, who would be the Son of God. In humble obedience to the divine messenger, Mary replied, "Behold the handmaid of the Lord, be it done to me according to thy word." In Bethlehem, her Son was born and was adored by shepherds and kings. As is known throughout the world, this Son, Jesus Christ, went on to suffer on the cross and rise again, offering salvation to the world through Him. Today, Mary is venerated as the Mother of God and Queen of Heaven.
Associated Religion(s): Roman Catholic

Statue Location: Saint Mary of Grace Church

Entrance Fee: None

Artist: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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