Daily Catholic Quote — from St. Irenaeus

Blessed Virgin Mary with Roses (detail) Artwork © by Jef Murray

Blessed Virgin Mary with Roses (detail)
Artwork © by Jef Murray


“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)


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


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