(16) High Altar – embroidered panels

High Altar - embroidered panels

On either side of the altar, below the murals of saints, hang embroidered panels depicting the Annunciation (The Gospel of Luke Chapter 1 verse 26 - 38)

The left panel shows Gabriel's visit to Mary, with the archangel encircled by the words "Ave Maria Gratia Plena"  - Hail Mary Full of Grace .

The right panel shows Mary kneeling, encircled by the words "Ecce ancilla Domini: fiat mihi secundum verbum tuum"  - Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy Word.


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