In so many paintings and sculptures we see Mary kneeling, with her hands folded and head bowed, prayerful and peaceful. Many of these artistic works convey the sense of serenity that we often associate with the Mother of God, a peace that came from quietly pondering God's actions in her heart.
Yet as quiet as Mary must have been, she was also active. From the moment of the angel's visit, Mary began a journey of faith that brought...
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