Mary was a first-century BC Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament and the Quran.. The gospels of Matthew and Luke in the New Testament and the Quran describe Mary as a virgin betrothed to Joseph. According to Christian theology she conceived Jesus through the Holy Spirit while still a virgin. She accompanied Joseph to Bethlehem, where Jesus Born: day unknown; traditionally celebrated September 8 . The Holy Virgin Mary is a painting created by Chris Ofili in 1996. It was one of the works included in the Sensation exhibition in London, Berlin and New York in 1997–2000. The subject of the work, and its execution, caused considerable controversy in New York, with Rudolph Giuliani – then Mayor of New York City – describing Ofili's work as "sick".
06.25.2019 With the blessing and on behalf of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon, Rector of the Holy Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Cathedral Archpriest Nazari Polataiko delivered greetings to His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kyiv and All Ukraine on the occasion of the jubilee celebration of His Beatitude's 5th anniversary as Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and 75th birthday, both of. Holy Virgin Cathedral of SF, San Francisco, CA. 2.8K likes. Official site of the Holy Virgin Cathedral Joy of all Who Sorrow in San Francisco Russian 4.9/5(109).