Kitty meets her protectress
at a particularly difficult time, while recovering in Germany from her grievous disappointment in love.
May Our Lady of Guadalupe, our mother and protectress
, comfort us in times of difficulties and lead us to Jesus, the source of true happiness and joy.
Curcio-Nagy, "Native Icon to City Protectress
to Royal Patrones: Ritual, Political Symbolism and the Virgin of Remedies", The Americas, Berkeley, The Academy of American Franciscan History, v.
By dismembering and reconstructing the figure, he was both butchering and baptizing form, then shading it with pastels to-further highlight its monstered beauty, one that could be glimpsed later through racial and anti-war violence in American cities (where women marched first to protect others), and also through the violence of the atomic bomb, for de Kooning's haunting female figure harks back to Ceres, protectress
of agriculture, a brutality further revealed as now we extract uranium from the earth.
The three colors also relate to the Virgin Mary, protectress
of Russia in Orthodox tradition.
Yours is to be the guardian and protectress
of your little offsprings [sic].
She was given the sacred name of Nam mkha' dri med ma and made the protectress
of the Rad ni temple with a sadhana [expressely] composed [for her].
who is good in his simple heart like the unadvanced races to which he is likened, believes his protectress
is in danger, he breaks free, rescues her, and sets out across Manhattan, flattening automobiles, sowing chaos, injuring no one.
The Roman deity of beauty, Venus, was also revered as the protectress
of Roman prostitutes, who in her honor erected Venus temples of worship.
Thus, Russian priests diluted their Orthodoxy because of the intermarriages with the Indian tribes; Muslims in South Asia embraced certain ideological points, rituals, and architectural elements of Hinduism owing to the fact that early Islam itself was mystical in nature and, thus, closer to Hinduism; while Mexicans transformed the image of Jesus' mother into the Virgin of Guadalupe, their tribal mother and protectress
to ensure their ethnic survival.
I hope to see the day when the Brothers of Mary will be the most prominent figures in the Educational Association of America, and I believe our Blessed Protectress
, Mary Immaculate, has destined the Little Society of Mary to be the "Big Noise" when education is in question in our beloved country.
From the Dine moon goddess Yolaikaison to the Mayan moon goddess Ix Chel, the moon has been perceived as a healing power, a protectress
, and a controller of destiny.