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Nazareth:
Basilica of the Annunciation

annunciation

Luke 1:26-38
In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin's name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, "Hail, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you." Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. But the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever; his kingdom will never end." "How will this be," Mary asked the angel, "since I am a virgin?" The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God. Even Elizabeth your relative is going to have a child in her old age, and she who was said to be barren is in her sixth month. For nothing is impossible with God." "I am the Lord's servant," Mary answered. "May it be to me as you have said." Then the angel left her.

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                on the site of the Annunciation
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        bullet Pope John Paul II: 25.03.2000 - Homily in Nazareth
                Solemnity of the Annunciation
        bullet Papa Giovanni Paolo II: 25.03.2000 - Omelia a Nazaret
                Solemnity of the Annunciation
        bullet Pape Jean Paul II (homelie): Nazaret 25.03.2000
                Solennité de l'Annonciation du Seigneur
        bullet Pope John Paul II in Nazaret: 25.03.2000
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Detail "Nuntiavit Mariae" from the façade
of the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth.
Large image - 219KB


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