St Mary Magdalene

"O lamp of the world and gleaming pearl, by announcing Christ's resurrection you merited to become the apostle to the Apostles: O Mary Magdalene, be always our loving advocate with the God who chose you" - Magnificat antiphon from the Dominican propers. 22 July is the feast of St Mary Magdalene who is a patroness of the Dominican order. Detail of the saint, holding the jar of ointment with which to anoint the Lord, by Sir Ninian Comper. The window is in the Lady chapel of Downside Abbey.

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Fonte: Lawrence OP

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