Honor the Annunciation with this solid bronze plaque handcrafted by master artisans in Germany. This plaque hangs beautifully on a wall, or may be displayed on a table or shelf.
The angel Gabriel, in all his glory, blesses Mary while she receives his blessing and his announcement. “Here am I,” she says, “the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.” The plaque’s details are endlessly fascinating: the grandeur of Gabriel’s wings, the lily growing at Mary’s feet, the outline of her home, even Gabriel’s bare feet!
Celebrate the feast of Christmas every day, even every moment in the interior temple of your spirit. Remain like a baby in the bosom of the heavenly Father, allowing yourself to be reborn each moment in the Divine Word, Jesus Christ. This plaque reminds us of the miracle that happened two thousand years ago and is still happening.
“That which nature possesses not, which custom uses not, which eclipses reason, which the mind of man is unable to compass, which makes the heavens tremble, and strikes dumb the earth, which amazes every inhabitant of Heaven, all this was divinely announced by Gabriel to Mary, and was fulfilled in Christ.” – St Jerome
Stations of the Nativity Series
This plaque stands alone, or may be purchased with other plaques in the series. These are stunning displayed singly or in a group. To see all plaques in the series click here.
The Stations of the Nativity plaques are inspired by the Stations of the Cross: by meditating on the plaques, we gain a more immediate and visceral connection to the astounding events of Christ’s birth. Plaques include: the Annunciation, the Visitation, the Angel and Shepherds, the Epiphany, the Flight into Egypt, and the Presentation. Enrich your experience of one of the central events in our faith with these remarkable and graceful plaques.
Made of the finest bronze and cast in old Europe using old-world methods, these plaques are made to last for generations and give the vivid gift of faith.
In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to her and said, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” But she was much perplexed by his words and pondered what sort of greeting this might be. The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give to him the throne of his ancestor David. He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.” Mary said to the angel, “How can this be, since I am a virgin?” The angel said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be holy; he will be called Son of God. And now, your relative Elizabeth in her old age has also conceived a son; and this is the sixth month for her who was said to be barren. For nothing will be impossible with God.” Then Mary said, “Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.” Then the angel departed from her.