Blessed Virgin Mary - Brookville, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jonathanatpsu
N 41° 09.380 W 079° 04.988
17T E 660834 N 4557882
A statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Immaculate Conception Church in Brookville, PA
Waymark Code: WM1668Q
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 05/16/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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This statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary is located at Immaculate Conception Church on Graham Avenue in Brookville, Pennsylvania. The statue is in the yard to the northwest of the main church building. It is on a stone pedestal, and depicts the Blessed Virgin with her hands crossed over her chest.

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: Immaculate Conception

Entrance Fee: None

Artist: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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