Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Irenaeus

"Madonna and Child" (detail) by Sassoferrato

“Madonna and Child” (detail) by Sassoferrato

“The Virgin Mary… being obedient to His word, received from an angel the glad tidings that she would bear God.” (Saint Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons; Against Heresies, 5:19:1; A.D. 180)


June 28 is the Memorial of St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr (A.D. 130 – 202).

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