Quote of the day, 6 July: Flos Carmeli

Mater mitis,
sed viri nescia,
esto propitia,
Stella maris.

Mother so tender,
Who no man didst know,
On Carmel’s children
Thy favors bestow.
Star of the Sea.

Flos Carmeli
Sequence Hymn, stanza 2

Off-site iconography canvas preparation by street artist Mr. Klevra (detail)

Installation of the Stella Maris icon in Trastevere (2011); featured image by _pek_ / Flickr (Some rights reserved)

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