(Holy) Mother of God

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(Holy) Mother of God

An exclamation of alarm, amazement, or exasperation. (Could be considered blasphemous to some.) Holy Mother of God, I thought that car was going to hit me! Oh, Mother of God, could you work any slower?
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Pope Francis, Homily from the Holy Mass on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (47th World Day of Peace), 1 January 2014 [c] Life Ethics Information Centre 2014
Tavener wrote that the cello "represents the Mother of God and never stops singing throughout".
According to Pentcheva, there is little evidence that icons of the Mother of God were carried in public processions in Constantinople before the second half of the tenth century.
The Mother of God is, far beyond her historical existence as a Jewish maiden chosen by God for the incarnation of his Son, the vehicle of humanity, and the humanity itself, that gave flesh to Christ.
REBECCA Davies, 27, from Old Swan and Gerard Carney, 34, from Kirkby, were married at St Mary Mother of God Church in Kirkby and held their reception at the Holiday Inn, Liverpool.
He suggests that the Mother of God was "the first person to achieve divine status" (94), which is incorrect.
The icons - the Mother of God of Kazan, the Nativity of the Mother of God and one of St.
The pilgrimage is to allow the mother of God to pray for us," said Manca, a Metis raised by non-Aboriginal foster parents.
Her presentation of womanist theology's historical and ideological development is not unique, but Hayes's attention to the importance of the Mother of God, Mary, in the reconstruction of models of leadership and service is unique and intriguing.
Mayor Kamil Iskhakov said the Pope told him in a meeting last month that the icon of the Virgin Mary, known as the Mother of God of Kazan, would be returned before 2005, when Kazan celebrated the 1000th anniversary of its founding.
3) "The Ecological Conscience" reprinted in River of the Mother of God.
Having myself struggled to make a drawing of the extraordinary Vladimir Mother of God (13th century, now hanging in Moscow) I was thrilled to see a mirror picture of her face in a beautiful Georgian 11th century Angel Gabriel.
John's, the Mother of God questions John's methods and John himself wonders if finding hope in the bizarre, confused and technologically mediated human world is an utterly futile undertaking.
Then, in April 1997, a report in The Washington Post detailed the activities of the Mother of God group in Gaithersburg, Md.
With the publication of the paperback edition of The River of the Mother of God and Other Essays, scholars Susan L.