My favorite of the four Marian liturgical antiphons is Alma Redemptoris Mater. Traditionally, it is used at Compline during the Advent-Christmas cycle, through February 2, the feast of the Presentation. My wife pulled it out frequently this past Fall at our bedtime Compline. I like the line referring to Mary as “star of the sea.” I don’t know why I latch onto that phrase so often.
Approaching it on the path, the little shot on the left.
The other side of the chapel, on the right.
One of the interior windows:
And a close-up of the little fish:
And while it’s not the little Stella Maris chapel, I pieced together three interior images from the abbey church:
- Alma Redemptoris Mater, quae pervia caeli
- Porta manes, et stella maris, succurre cadenti …