Mary, Mother of Jesus

You who are blessed among women. The Lord is with you. For the promise was fulfilled. A child was born. He was named Jesus. He was called holy. For he is the son of God.

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.

The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version. (1989). (Lk 1:26–31). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.