Despite the high level of lay participation in selecting this bishop, it is apparent from the chronicle accounts that both clerics and warriors alike regarded Saint George as a powerful and effective military intercessor
. Perhaps nowhere is this elevated level of esteem more clearly conveyed than in the chronicle of Raymond d'Aguilers.
Discussing the theological sources and providing a wealth of visual examples for each, Oakes describes the Virgin as intercessor
, as mediator, alongside devotees in prayer, as the Virgin of Mercy, Marian Psychostasis (where she's shown weighing down the scales of a soul to aid in its acceptance into heaven), as the empress of hell, and as misericordia.
Figuratively speaking, we could say that the role of the intercessor
in the Sistine Madonna has been taken up by all the poets, philosophers and artists who have discovered the Dresden painting for themselves since the beginning of the 19th century.
The rest of Massignon's life was an unfolding of his experience with the Stranger and was dedicated to repaying his debt to his Muslim intercessors
. For the next 50 years he studied and made known the life and sayings of al-Hallaj.
It is a prayer of supreme confidence and trust in Mary as our intercessor
. It is also a prayer of honesty and humility.
Foundations of Christian Living by David Sherbino (Intercessor
's, 1996, $7.95).
Therese, who had proven to be such a kind intercessor
Tomorrow is the feast day of San Ramon Nonato (Saint Raymond Nonnatus), who is venerated in many countries including the Philippines, as a miraculous healer and powerful intercessor
In December 2010, I wrote an NCR story titled, "An 'intercessor
with Muslims,'" which tells how two Catholic women, Erin von Uffel and Lorraine Fusaro, longtime friends and residents of Long Island, N.
The basic point made by the author is that whereas Luther rejected all notion of Mary as intercessor
, he nonetheless attributed to her the special function of one who directs the faithful to Christ.
It means, first of all, that the Church is officially presenting Sister Faustina as a powerful intercessor
with our Merciful Saviour and as a model for us to imitate.
Before the Reformation, Jesus was seen as judge and Mary as intercessor
. Religious art of this time often portrayed Jesus as a massive, muscled, intimidating, hard, reactive man.
Words like salvation, advocate, and intercessor
. You inquire what they mean but by the time they've explained you wish you'd never asked.
Separate chapters treat Mary's motherhood, her role at the passion, and her function as intercessor
Instead of approaching her story chronologically, Jansen divides her work into topical sections, which identify the development of different aspects of the cult: the Magdalen's embodying of a hybrid of the viae contempliva and activa; her role as "Apostle of the apostles" (apostola apostolorum); her position in the penitential system as the ultimate intercessor
for sexual sin; and her late-medieval role as patron of motherhood and guardian of pregnant women.