Article 56 – Marriage! Eve V Our Lady

First Published in ‘The Catholic Voice’, Ireland, March 2016

Dom Prosper Gueranger

Today I would like to present a beautiful mediation from Dom Prosper Gueranger contrasting Eve with Our Lady. It comes from ‘The Liturgical Year’ for the feast of the Annunciation.

The Angel of Darkness

“In the garden of delights there is a virgin and an angel; and a conversation takes place between them. At Nazareth a virgin is also addressed by an angel, and she answers him; but the angel of the earthly paradise is a spirit of darkness, and he of Nazareth a spirit of light. In both instances it is the angel that has the first word.… Read the rest