This year I've decided to sketch many of The Great Holy Men and Women of the Church. Come along with me on this journey as we get to know our elder brothers and sisters in faith.
"And therefore we also having so great a cloud of witnesses over our head, laying aside every weight and sin which surrounds us, let us run by patience to the fight proposed to us," Heb 12:1
The Presentation of the Virgin Mary
The Presentation of the Virgin Mary in the Temple According to Church tradition, Mary was brought to the Temple in Jerusalem by her parents, Joachim and Anna, in order that she might be consecrated in service to God. As a child she served in the Temple, and assisted the priests and rabbis in carrying out their work. Then, when she came of age to marry she was betrothed to Joseph, a widowed carpenter from Nazareth.