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This page contains study materials for next Sunday's Adult Bible Study class (when available).
MAGNIFICAT ANIMA MEA DOMINUM
Fourth Sunday of Advent
December 18, 2011 (Lectionary)
  1. WARM-UP: Three Annunciations
    • Sandro Botticelli (Florence, 1445-1510) painted at least 7 Annunciations.
    • We'll look at 3: from the Uffizi in Florence, the Metropolitan Museum in New York, and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow.
    • What similarities and differences do you see? What is their significance?
  2. FOUR ANNUNCIATIONS
  3. TWO SONGS (Canticles)
  4. HANNAH'S SONG: MARY'S SONG:
    1-2 46-47
    9 50
    3-4 51
    7-8 52
    5 53
    10 54
  5. WRAP-UP
    • "Mary's humility inspires us to lead simple lives, and her fidelity to God's Spirit challenges us to be a prophetic presence in the Church and in the world."
      --from the website of the Sisters of the Humility of Mary
    • What does this mean to you?
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